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Dr. Bevan Hughes and Tracy Porteous: Gender-Based Violence Amid COVID-19 is B.C.’s Shadow Pandemic

In this Vancouver Sun Op-Ed, Dr. Bevan Hughes, co-director of clinical services in the Department of Anesthesia at Vancouver General Hospital, and Tracy Porteous, Executive Director of EVA BC, write that while we have been able to flatten the COVID-19 curve in BC, the prevalence of gender-based violence has surged with devastating consequences on the health of our communities – Gender-Based Violence Amid COVID-19 is B.C.’s Shadow Pandemic.