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Freedom from Sexual Violence

Event: Domestic and Family Violence in Asian/ Pacific Islander Immigrant and Refugee Communities


Zonya Dawson and Nhu-Minh Le from Asian Pacific Development Center will cover unique domestic/family violence dynamics and trends in API immigrant and refugee communities, and barriers while working with API survivors. It will consider root causes and traumas embedded in patriarchy and gender violence over the life course, discussions around providing culturally and linguistically specific advocacy. Issues such as marry and dump, transnational abandonment, forced marriages, etc. will be discussed.


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