With almost everything imaginable turned into a mobile application accessible by smartphone users, it’s no surprise that tech companies are constantly innovating and introducing new products and services that cater to the growing demand for life online.
The Covid-19 pandemic has affected the lives of everyone in India, but some sections of the society face more risks than others. While the poor and underprivileged are more disproportionately afflicted by the crisis, there is hardly any mention of the pandemic’s negative impact on the lives of women. Following the implementation of a nation-wide lockdown on March 25th, women who are forced to remain inside their homes are at a higher risk of facing domestic violence.
As the current health pandemic continues to affect our daily lives as consumers, employees, businesses and investors, one may wonder what its impact has been on financial crime. Has COVID-19 contributed to the increase in financial crime (particularly in the digital sphere)?
Across the world, millions of people are staying home to help flatten the curve and prevent the spread of the coronavirus. As countries are shutting down, mounting evidence indicates a sharp rise in domestic violence.
In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, which was first reported in China, and has now spread to 198 countries and territories, the UN chief urges countries to “put armed conflict on lockdown and focus together on the true fight of our lives”.
China recently announced that it would expel US journalists working for three major news outlets, following a rapid escalation of diplomatic tension between Washington and Beijing.