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
This factsheet compiles statistics on domestic violence, sexual violence, domestic violence related homicide, stalking, children’s exposure to family violence, and human trafficking in Asian and Pacific Islander communities.
Types of sexual violence, vulnerable women and potentially dangerous settings.
Statistics from published and unpublished studies on prevalence of abuse, domestic violence, types of abuse, attitudes towards domestic violence, help seeking attitudes and experiences, service utilization, health and mental health consequences, exposure to family violence in childhood, and domestic violence related homicides.
This training curriculum on serving API domestic violence survivors addresses dynamics such as violence over the lifecourse and multiple batterers.
Lifecourse Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence and Help-Seeking among Filipina, Indian, and Pakistani Women, 2010
IPV often recurs over the lifecourse and survivors’ decisions to seek help are shaped by their history of positive and negative experiences of help-seeking, and because their preferred and actual sources of help change over time. Using the Life History Calendar to interview 143 Filipina, Indian and Pakistani domestic violence survivors, this research enhances our understanding of help-seeking over the lifecourse and makes recommendations for system responses to domestic violence in Asian communities.
Lists 165 agencies in the U.S. that have culturally-specific programs designed for survivors from Asian and Pacific Islander communities.
A compilation of statistics on domestic violence, sexual violence, stalking, and help-seeking in South Asian communities.
Definitions In the 2000 U.S. Census, the Federal Government defines “Asian American” to include persons having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent. “Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander” includes...