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Meet Constantia, a private educator living in Deryneia; She highlights the importance of supporting women who are staying at home as care providers.
Women are playing a disproportionately large role worldwide in preventing and responding to the Covid-19 crisis. Globally, women constitute 70% of the health workforce.
We are women leaders rising in solidarity to save lives and protect livelihoods.
With many people continuing to shelter at home, UNFICYP joined hands with women’s rights activists in Cyprus to underline the dangers of the shadow pandemic; domestic violence.
In any crisis, domestic violence gets worse, and COVID-19 is no exception. Measures taken against the pandemic are inevitably producing conditions highly conducive to domestic abuse.
At a recent townhall meeting, Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to UN healthcare personnel who are working to ensure the well-being of UN personnel during the COVID-19 crisis.
The new coronavirus CANNOT be transmitted through mosquito bites. To date there has been no information nor evidence to suggest that the new coronavirus could be transmitted by mosquitoes.
Exposing yourself to the sun or to temperatures higher than 25C degrees DOES NOT prevent the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
BY THE DEPARTMENT OF GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS