Domestic and gender violence manifest differently across communities: prevalence and incidence rates, attitudes to domestic violence and help-seeking, culturally rooted types of abuses, and traditional norms for women and men, vary. This factsheet on violence and help seeking in Filipino communities includes:

  • Census data on demographics and English proficiency
  • Statistics on domestic violence and other forms of abuse
  • Resources such as links to translated materials and national/international service directories
  • Lifetime Spiral of Gender Violence, in English and Tagalog

Related Resources

Domestic & Family Violence Dynamics in Asian and Pacific Islander Homes, 2018

Domestic violence is a universal problem, but its cultural expressions differ. Drawing attention to such differences can serve to confirm stereotypes because nuanced complexities are hard to convey, but advocacy that is not rooted in cultural contexts is even more problematic. API survivors experience types of domestic violence on the power and control wheel, but they also face differing patterns, types and dynamics.

API-GBV

February 2018

Other Ethnic-Specific Factsheets

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