Following the sudden withdrawal of U.S. military presence from Afghanistan nearly 100,000 Afghan refugees were evacuated to the United States, with many still remaining on U.S. military bases and resettlement to happen by the end of January 2022. Many evacuees now face uncertainty related to their immigration status, concern about families back in Afghanistan, and the challenge of acclimating to life in the U.S.
How Domestic Violence Impacts Women’s Economic Participation & Family Well-Being in Refugee Resettlement, 2017
These training slides address the impact of trauma and resettlement challenges on refugee communities; the dynamics of domestic and family violence in refugee populations in the US and how they restrict refugee women’s economic security.
Refugee Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence: Barriers to Access
This TA brief discusses the barriers to access and services refugee survivors of domestic and sexual violence face and offers recommendations to advocates.
Battered Mothers Involved with Child Protective Services: Learning from Immigrant, Refugee and Indigenous Women’s Experiences, 2010
This study reports the voices and recommendations of battered immigrant, refugee and indigenous women, derived from their experiences in the domestic violence and child protective services systems.
Presented by Women for Afghan Women. Hosted by API-GBV