The cross-border mobility of multi-perpetrator gender violence

The role of extended family in networks of violence enable acts of violence to cross borders, e.g the planning of a non-consensual marriage (i.e. forced marriage) in one country and its commission in another, or the abuse of a young immigrant bride buttressed by threats of violence to her natal family in her country of … Continue reading The cross-border mobility of multi-perpetrator gender violence

Interpreters: Question marks over accessibility, safety and confidentiality

Where violence is committed and/or supported by extended family and community, the risks to the victims are simultaneously magnified and diffused. The risk posed by community members who support or tolerate the violence (explicitly or tacitly) creates challenges for the provision of specific culturally relevant services for those seeking to escape violence. A particular challenge … Continue reading Interpreters: Question marks over accessibility, safety and confidentiality