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Palestinians attend the launching ceremony of the electronic application "Mashatuna" to combat violence against women, in Gaza city on March 17, 2022. An average of 22 women were lost to domestic violence in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip every year from 2012 to 2019, according to the Palestinian Center for Policy Research and Strategic Studies. The number shot up to 38 in 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic forced people to stay home, according to the Women's Center for Legal Aid and Counseling. Six women have died from domestic violence so far this year, including one in the West Bank and five in the Gaza Strip, according to the Palestinian Center for Human Rights. Photo by Youssef Abu Watfa