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A woman holds her baby as she speaks on her mobile phone inside a shopping mall during a nationwide lockdown against COVID-19, Islamabad, Pakistan, 18 May 2020, on May 18, 2020, AAMIR QURESHI/AFP via Getty Images

The research by Media Matters for Democracy is based on a survey with 215 women from across Pakistan and a series of in-depth interviews during the pandemic.

The Pakistan Press Foundation presents its 2020 report on the state of press freedom in Pakistan. It noted that journalists were still abducted, killed, arrested, and manhandled with impunity in 2020.

According to IPI’s COVID-19 Press Freedom Tracker, nearly 200 violations linked to the pandemic were reported from the Asia-Pacific region, of which 107 were from four South Asian countries: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Nepal.