“Domestic Violence and Asian American Women.” In Asian American Women: Issues, Concerns, and Responsive Human and Civil Rights Advocacy, (2003)

There is very little out there on Asian American women and domestic violence. Rates of death because of domestic violence for Asian American women are high. Laws make it harder for Asian American women to seek help.

This chapter is useful for anyone wanting to better understand the specific issues that affect battered Asian American women access shelters. There is a useful “Recommendations for Action” list at the end of the chapter that details what can be done to eliminate these barriers to accessibility.

Click here to read the full chapter.

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