Violence against women (VAW) is globally pervasive and the numbers are staggering.
When the nationwide lockdown to curb the COVID outbreak was announced in March 2020, Sharda, a sixty-year-old woman living in one of India’s six hundred thousand villages, had little to worry about.
Since the onset of this pandemic, health systems all over the world have become overwhelmed in response to the virus.
Every winter, Delhi NCR makes headlines with the return of its dreaded pollution season with air quality in the capital and other northern cities rapidly deteriorating to alarming levels.
The outbreak of COVID-19 has put the global community of evaluators at an interesting, almost paradoxical, juncture.