This guide, written by the Domestic Violence Resource Project (DVRP), provides an overview of the diversity in the Pacific Islands and aims to orient the reader on the geographical, historical, ethno-linguistic, and cultural diversity of the Pacific Islander Community.

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Behind closed doors: How domestic violence among Pacific Islanders remains in the shadows, 2018

Published by Peninsula Press
“In the wake of noteworthy sexual assault allegations in the government and Hollywood, the nation is being forced to reckon with the pervasiveness of gender-based violence. But for Pacific Islanders, a population that is small in the U.S. even for a minority group, the prevalence of assault and abuse is easily overlooked by agencies that serve entire cities or counties.”

By Erin Thomas
Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project (DVRP)

May 2017

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