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‘He strangled me in front of my child’. Quarantine compounds Ukraine’s domestic violence problem

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The phones are ringing non-stop these days. During the quarantine, La Strada-Ukraine, a hotline for domestic violence, receives twice as many calls from victims in desperate need of help.

The NGO says that they have nowhere to send the victims because the shelters around the country are full, and the police are reluctant to kick out the husbands.