Pandemic Bringing Out the Worst: Domestic Abuse, Sexual Harassment Surge

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A masked shopper walks through the Target parking lot in northeast Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, April 8, 2020. The Mississippi Department of Health released figures today that show African Americans are being disproportionately affected by the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
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Attorneys are expecting a wave of new divorce filings once the coronavirus quarantine subsides. More numbers; there is an increase in domestic violence, child abuse, and sexual harassment reports.

Lisa Rice, President & CEO of the National Fair Housing Alliance speaks about the 300% increase in sexual harassment cases reported. The majority of these cases are reported by Black and Latinx women, who face inappropriate behavior from landlords and building supers.

Click ▶️ to listen to AURN Washington Bureau Chief April Ryan’s White House Report:

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