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This manual is for domestic violence service providers, activists, counselors and others focused on advancing the rights of battered immigrant women. Based on the Futures Wither Violence's successful pilot project, the manual provides essential details on how to start organizing and maintaining a group of activists and counselors. Breaking the Silence
Building the Rhythm of Change: Developing Leadership and Improving Services Within the Battered Rural Immigrant Women’s Community (PDF only)$0.00
This manual is geared primarily toward domestic violence service providers focused on advancing the rights of battered immigrant women and improving their access to services, but may also be a useful reference for other organizations or individuals advocating for immigrants’ legal rights. This publication is available as a digital download only.
This handbook is designed to be used by advocates and professionals who work with victims/survivors of domestic and sexual violence. It provides some basic information on how to understand culture and begin the process of challenging oneself to become more aware of the ways in which culture impacts our work
Intimate Partner Violence in Immigrant and Refugee Communities: Challenges, Promising Practices, and Recommendations (PDF)$0.00
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation solicited the assistance of the Futures Without Violence (FWV) to collect information on the challenges, prevention and treatment of intimate partner violence (IPV) in immigrant and refugee communities. After reviewing the literature, collecting data from interviews and examining existing prevention and treatment programs, FWV issued this
Using the Filipino community as a model, this publication serves as a guide to organizing immigrant communities against violence in the home. It chronicles the establishment of outreach and education efforts that involve survivors and others as leaders in the community.
The Chart supplements and is an adaptation of the “Power and Control” Wheel produced by the Domestic Abuse Intervention Project. This is to be read together with the handbook “Working with Battered Immigrant Women: A Handbook to Make Services Accessible.” This publication is available as a digital download only.
Raising Our Voices is based on the results of a focus group with Asian immigrant women and Asian American women from different backgrounds. The report includes major recommendations to service providers and the Appendix Section includes national listing of organizations devoted to Asian battered women. This publication is available as a digital download
This handbook is an essential resource for advocates and volunteers at shelters, legal assistance programs, and others seeking to improve services to battered immigrant women. This publication is available as a digital download only in English and Spanish.