Home-based workers in Delhi are engaged in various trades: from hand embroidery to manufacturing, packaging and more. But COVID has shut down most of the factories in the city that provided work for them.
The coronavirus lockdown has led to a sharp rise in instances of domestic abuse across India. What is the reason for such a spike in cases and how can the sufferer seek help in these difficult times? We spoke to Dr Lata Hemchand to understand the problem through a psychologist’s lens.