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

By Sundari Anitha, Priya Chopra, Waheed Farouk, Qamar Haq and Saliya Khan


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

Topics: L410 UK Social Policy, L321 Women's Studies, L330 Ethnic studies, L400 Social Policy, L320 Gender studies
Publisher: Saheli Asian Women's Project
Year: 2008
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