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Why is it important to bring a racial justice framework to our efforts to end domestic violence?

General Material
NRCDV Publications
Published Date
October, 2015

We know that domestic violence is linked to a web of oppressive systems such as racism, xenophobia, classism, ableism, sexism, and heterosexism. And while domestic violence occurs in every culture regardless of socioeconomic, educational, and religious background, we must address the fact that violence disproportionately affects marginalized groups, especially those who experience multiple forms of oppression. NRCDV's October 2015 Technical Assistance Question of the Month (TAQ) emphasizes the need for using a racial justice framework in our work to end domestic violence.

See more TAQs on the VAWnet News Blog.