Show Me:

An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Immigrant / Refugee Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material

Interviewing and Safety Planning for Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence

Author(s): Leslye E. Orloff, Kathleen Sullivan
This document suggests culturally competent approaches that advocates and attorneys could use to communicate with immigrant survivors and help them plan their safety.
Materials
  • General Material

Building Collaborations to Help Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Author(s): Gail Pendleton
This presentation discusses updates on the visa process and means to collaborate to assist victims who apply. Congress created the visa to help both noncitizen victims of crime and law enforcement working with this vulnerable community. Domestic violence, sexual assault, and other crime victim advocates, mental health professionals and lawyers all have a role in making the visa work.
Materials
  • General Material

Safety Plan for Immigrant Women who are Victims of Domestic Violence

This safety plan is a self-help plan for immigrant victims of domestic violence.
Materials
  • General Material

Improving Services and Outreach to the Latino Community

Author(s): Marie De Santis
The article suggests that programs evaluate their effectiveness in addressing specific Latino community needs, recognize and address barriers to serving Latino communities, and learn about diversity within Latino communities. The article also suggests eliminating stereotypes, developing organization wide language competency, and ensuring that all staff have a duty to serve all members of the community. Available in both English and Spanish.
Materials
  • General Material

No Free Pass to Harass: Protecting the Rights of Undocumented Immigrant Women Workers in Sexual Harassment Cases

This guide is intended as a tool for effective litigation of sexual harassment claims brought on behalf of immigrant women workers.
Materials
  • General Material

Ensuring Access to Services for Survivors with Limited English Proficiency: Frequently Asked Questions

This is a compilation of answers to frequently asked questions regarding Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, which requires all programs that receive federal funds to take reasonable steps to ensure meaningful access to individuals with Limited English Proficiency.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools

Sexual Violence Against Asian and Pacific Islander Women Training Manual

Author(s): Firoza Chic Dabby
This training manual describes the different types of sexual violence perpetrated against Asian and Pacific Islander women. Skits and discussion questions are included to help advocates understand sexual violence in vulnerable populations.
Materials
  • General Material

Raising Our Voices: Queer Asian Women's Response to Relationship Violence

Author(s): Cristy Chung, Summer Lee
This resource includes recommendations to improve services to battered Asian women, a one-pager on Prejudice/Privilege/Oppression and Domestic Violence and a National Directory for Queer Asian Resources.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools

Assisting Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence, Law Enforcement Guide

The guide also includes suggestions for responding to immigrant victims of domestic violence.
Materials
  • General Material

Cultural Competency Tips

This brief tipsheet provides guidance on working with survivors from various cultures in a culturally relevant manner.
Materials
  • General Material

T Nonimmigrant Status - Immigration Relief for Victims of Human Trafficking Video

This video provides information of how the T Visa can assist victims of human trafficking and connect them with the different services/benefits available to them.