Forgotten women: domestic violence, poverty and South Asian women with no recourse to public funds

Anitha, Sundari and Chopra, Priya and Farouk, Waheed and Haq , Qamar and Khan, Saliya (2008) Forgotten women: domestic violence, poverty and South Asian women with no recourse to public funds. Project Report. Saheli Asian Women's Project, Manchester.

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Abstract

This report documents research findings relevant to understanding the experiences of South Asian women who have survived domestic violence and who have No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF), the “forgotten women”. This study was sponsored by Oxfam GB, with additional contributions from Care Services Improvement Partnership North West (CSIP NW) and the University of Huddersfield. The research was undertaken by Saheli, a specialist South Asian Domestic Violence Project based in Manchester, working with women with No Recourse to Public Funds in crisis and needing refuge. The overall aim of the study was to contribute to policy-making and service provision for such women.

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Additional Information:This report documents research findings relevant to understanding the experiences of South Asian women who have survived domestic violence and who have No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF), the “forgotten women”. This study was sponsored by Oxfam GB, with additional contributions from Care Services Improvement Partnership North West (CSIP NW) and the University of Huddersfield. The research was undertaken by Saheli, a specialist South Asian Domestic Violence Project based in Manchester, working with women with No Recourse to Public Funds in crisis and needing refuge. The overall aim of the study was to contribute to policy-making and service provision for such women.
Keywords:Domestic violence, Poverty, South Asian women, public funds
Subjects:L Social studies > L410 UK Social Policy
L Social studies > L321 Women's Studies
L Social studies > L330 Ethnic studies
L Social studies > L400 Social Policy
L Social studies > L320 Gender studies
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Social & Political Sciences
ID Code:3001
Deposited By: Alison Wilson
Deposited On:23 Jul 2010 07:54
Last Modified:13 Mar 2013 08:42

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