Refugee Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence: Barriers to Access

Global displacements have reached a record high: an unprecedented 65.3 million people, of which 22.5 million are refugees, had been displaced from their homes by conflict and persecution by the end of 2015, according to UNCHR.  The trauma of displacement is compounded...

Language Access: Considerations & Recommendations for Advocates Supporting Survivors of Violence, 2014

Interpreters fulfill a critical duty – to place limited English proficient (LEP) individuals on an equal footing with individuals who are fluent in English. To ensure meaningful access, LEP survivors must have access to trained and qualified interpreters. Furthermore,...