IPAG, in partnership with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), has launched an AV titled “Gender Based Violence (GBV): A Shadow Pandemic during COVID-19” in 14 different languages commonly spoken in South Asia, including in English. The AV highlights the rise in GBV in South Asia during the pandemic. It also suggests ways through which communities can collectively tackle this crisis that is deeply embedded in our culture in South Asia and includes key resources and contacts from all 8 South Asian countries for people who would want to seek help. The AVs have been provided below:

English Hindi
Marathi Nepali
Dhivehi Gujarati
Pashto Punjabi I
Tamil Telugu
Urdu Dzongkha
Sinhala Bangla