FILE -- A high-rise in Tianjin, China, where the police have been too overstretched during the coronavirus outbreak to handle domestic violence calls, Feb 14, 2020. Mounting data suggests that movement restrictions aimed at stopping the spread of the virus may be making violence in homes more frequent, more severe and more dangerous. (Yuyang Liu/The New York Times)

Domestic abuse rises worldwide amid virus outbreak

Movement restrictions aimed to stop the spread of the coronavirus may be making violence in homes more frequent