Advocacy and Prevention
Culturally-Specific Prevention & Intervention
Domestic violence in Asian and Pacific Islander communities is an urgent problem requiring cultural expertise in formulating system-based responses and community-based strategies that encompass the ethnic and demographic diversity of the population. The urgency is compounded by several issues: high prevalence rates, unique dynamics and types of abuse, isolating socio-cultural barriers, and the tenacity of traditional cultural attitudes.
How do we go from cultures of power and control to cultures of equality?