According to research, 90% of women in Pakistan have faced domestic violence. Although the number does not come as a surprise, it is difficult to shake away the unsettling feeling. COVID-19 has probably not only increased the numbers, but it may also have intensified the abuse.
Amna Khan has been working for the youth and women's rights in Pakistan for 7 years and is part of multiple organizations. Currently she is working on a project called "Creating Spaces" that aims to reduce violence against women and girls as well as raising the voice against child and forced marriages.