Asian Pacific Heritage Month: DV RISC and Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence (API-GBV) Discussion Panel

In celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month, DV RISC and API-GBV hosted a panel discussion addressing diversity within Asian/Asian American, Pacific Islander (AAPI) and other communities, risk factors for intimate partner violence (IPV) in AAPI communities, assessing for IPV lethality risk for AAPI survivors, and promising community efforts to better assess and manage high risk … Continued

Domestic Violence in Asian & Pacific Islander Homes

The Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence has been compiling and updating statistics on domestic violence in our communities since 2001. Building on the previous editions (2009, 2015, 2019), Facts & Stats Report: Domestic Violence in Asian and Pacific Islander Homes: Updated and Expanded 2020 includes new data along with expanded information. This report raises … Continued

Intimate Partner Violence Against Asian American Women: Moving from Theory to Strategy

Despite theoretical advances in understanding intimate partner violence (IPV), practical strategies for addressing the destruction it wreaks on individuals, families, and communities have stagnated. Criminal prosecutions of domestic violence, legal services to help IPV survivors obtain civil orders of protection, emergency shelters, and social services counseling provide help, but fall short. Examining social science data … Continued