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Women who Stay: Perspectives of Latina Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence on Staying with or Leaving Abusive Partners

General Material
Published Date
January, 2013

Many women, regardless of race or ethnicity, choose to continue to live with partners who have been (or continue to be) abusive. Traditional domestic violence intervention approaches have emphasized women leaving abusive relationships, but the applicability and acceptability of this approach for women from culturally diverse backgrounds, including immigrant and Latina survivors of IPV, is not well understood.