In 2005, the Hmong Women’s Action Team (HWAT) began its Dialogues Project to re-engage Hmong women in conversation about their future. This document offers some background information, describes the challenges and obstacles Hmong face addressing sexism, and identifies clear strategies for working together to build gender equity.
Hmong advocates explore the connections between international marriages and sexual and domestic violence.
This guide is intended as a resource for advocates who work with Hmong American women and families affected by abusive international marriages.
This brief clarifies the differences between abusive international marriages and/or relationships, trafficking, and sex tourism, and how the harms and labels we use impact women and survivors.
A Project of the Hmong Women’s Action Team (HWAT)
Women and advocates from the Hmong community define their vision and guiding principles to recommend community organizing and other strategic action plans to prevent domestic violence and address sexism.