Learning and Knowledge Exchanges
The Intersectional Oppressions of South Asian Immigrant Women and Vulnerability to Domestic Violence: A Case Study
The authors of this paper bring together social work and law to discuss various factors that contribute to the multiple oppressions experienced by South Asian immigrant women in Canada. The paper also focuses on the particular vulnerability newcomer immigrant women can face in situations of domestic violence.
This toolkit is a collection of tools, tips, lessons and resources developed through organizing experiences to support criminalized survivors through survivors defense committees. Survivor defense committees are critical because they help to secure freedom for criminalized survivors.
The Domestic Violence Death Review Committee of Ontario reviewed 267 domestic violence cases between 2003-2015 that resulted in domestic homicide (i.e. the abuser killed the person he was abusing). This resource details the 10 most common risk factors.