Cover of Brief 1 Impact of Lockdown on Domestic Violence in South Africa

The Impact of the Covid-19 Lockdown on Domestic Violence in South Africa: What do we know?

Published: 17 August 2021
Research Brief No.1

This brief is one of a series produced by the Heinrich Böll Foundation in relation to its ‘Care and Support in a Time of Epidemic’ research project. The project focuses on the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on  shelter services to victims of domestic violence in South Africa, and seeks to strengthen policy and practice in the provision of domestic violence services.

Long Term Impact Study_Policy Brief

Policy Brief: Long term impact on sheltering for abused women

Published: 27 May 2021

This brief is based on the findings of a study undertaken to understand women's experiences of shelter services and the factors that aided or hindered their long-term recovery from abuse; an aspect crucial to improving government and non-profit sector policy and practice.