Access to Shelters of Undocumented Migrant Women Fleeing Domestic Violence: The Legal and Practical Situation in the Member States

15-10-2013

This study is a literature review about the ability of undocumented migrant women who experience domestic violence to access shelter and support. The study brings together data on characteristics of this group of women and the difficulties they face in seeking help. It includes eight case studies and important lessons about the political/economic, social and individual-level barriers to their seeking the help they need to preserve their Human Right to safety.

This study is a literature review about the ability of undocumented migrant women who experience domestic violence to access shelter and support. The study brings together data on characteristics of this group of women and the difficulties they face in seeking help. It includes eight case studies and important lessons about the political/economic, social and individual-level barriers to their seeking the help they need to preserve their Human Right to safety.

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Katie McCracken, Kate Cook and Khatidja Chantler (OpCit Research, London, the UK)