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Violence against Black and Minority Ethnic Women
Research from Imkaan and the Centre for Women's Justice has found numerous systemic failures that contributed to minority women continuing to experience domestic violence, and even femicide. These were;
High levels of police racism deterring reporting.
Stereotyping and assumptions affecting perceptions of workers.
Criminalisation of victims by counter allegations
Reclaiming Voice: Minoritised Women and Sexual Violence - Imkaan
Honour-Based Abuse in Scotland: Evidence and pathways to strengthen protection for victims - McLaughlin, E. et al
Life or Death? Preventing Domestic Homicides and Suicides of Black and Minoritised Women
Trafficking in Women and Girls: Crises as a risk multiplier. Report of the Secretary -General (2022)
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