COVID-19: Angelina Jolie talks about the increase in child abuse during the pandemic

0


The american actress and goodwill ambassador of the office of the The high Commissioner of the united Nations for RefugeesAngelina Jolie, published an article that exposes the vulnerability is exposed to the children during the pandemic.

According to the actress, in the united States, annually one out of every 15 children is exposed to domestic violence, of which 90% are witnesses of this.

Jolie explains that confinement “might feed, inadvertently, the trauma and the suffering of vulnerable children, “since children are distanced from the networks of support that helps them to cope with the situation.”

Also, the actress pointed out the little empathy that exists within the company to address the problem of violence within the home, as well as the lack of training of authorities and officials to deal with the aftermath of child abuse.

Similarly, he urged the society to pay more attention and take seriously the signs of stress and violence caused by the abuse.