Reading Material
Domestic violence overview:
Title Action
Abuse in immigrant communities Read Now
Domestic violence education Read Now
Domestic violence Read Now
Domestic violence and child abuse Read Now
Domestic violence and immigrants Read Now
Emotional and verbal abuse Watch Now
Immigration policy and domestic violence Read Now
Power and control wheel for immigrants Read Now
Surviving the stigma: men are domestic violence survivors, too! Read Now
Types of gender-based violence Read Now
Together We Rise: Voices from the frontlines of South Asian gender-based violence work Read Now
Domestic violence victimization among South Asian immigrant men and women in the United States Read Now
Culture and domestic violence:
Title Action
Abuse in immigrant communities Read Now
Culture & gender-based violence Read Now
Domestic violence in Asian and Pacific Islander homes Read Now
Gender-based violence against immigrant and undocumented women Read Now
Language matters Read Now
Patriarchy and Power Read Now
Patterns of abuse among South Asian women experiencing domestic violence in the United States Read Now
Power and control—tactics used by male batterers Read Now
South Asian women’s role of family abuse: The role of husband’s mother Read Now
Victims of intimate partner violence are more likely to report abuse from in-laws Read Now
Why are South Asian immigrant women vulnerable to domestic violence? Read Now
Bystander Role:
Title Action
Active Bystander Read Now
As a bystander to domestic violence, here are ways you can help Read Now
Bystander basics Read Now
Bystander paralysis: It happens to everyone—even domestic violence experts Read Now
Help men who are being abused Read Now
Who is a bystander? Read Now
Resources for Individuals Experiencing Abuse:
Title Action
Am I being abused? Read Now
Information on legal rights for immigrant victims Read Now
Resources for API survivors Read Now
Family violence safety planning during COVID-19 Read Now

Thank you to all community members, thought partners, students, who supported the research team, as we developed this intervention. We would also like to thank Tarun Aggarwal, Dr. Udayan Das for initial ideation and Nikki Malazarte for support in resource compilation

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