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 Muslim 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 Farsi
This factsheet compiles statistics on domestic violence, sexual violence, domestic violence related homicide, stalking, child exposure to family violence, and human trafficking in Asian and Pacific Islander communities.
A compilation of statistics on domestic violence, sexual violence, stalking, and help-seeking in South Asian communities.
Types of sexual violence, vulnerable women and potentially dangerous settings.
Lists 160 agencies in the U.S. that have culturally-specific programs designed for survivors from Asian and Pacific Islander communities.
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