The Government has the opportunity to make the Domestic Abuse Bill truly transformational and to enshrine protection for all survivors, regardless of their immigration status. These powerful testimonies illustrate the multiple barriers migrant women face when escaping violence and the urgency to ensure migrant women are protected from domestic abuse.
This document was created by Step Up Migrant Women UK, Latin American Women's Right Service, Southall Black Sisters, The Angelou Centre, Latin American Women's Aid, Hillingdon Women's Aid and Middle Eastern Women and Society Organisation.
Domestic Abuse During Covid-19: Guidance for Mental Health Practitioners
We have published a new resource for mental health practitioners to support professionals' responses to domestic abuse during COVID-19. This resource provides practical information and advice for practitioners to adapt practice in the light of COVID-19, including top tips for safe enquiry, safety planning and referring.