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Training & Education: Immigrant & Refugee Women
Assisting Immigrant and Refugee Women Abused by Their Sponsors
BC Institute for Family Violence
A guide for service providers working with a client who:
Is an immigrant or refugee woman.
Has been sponsored to come to Canada by a partner/fiancé/spouse under the family class sponsorship guidelines.
Is experiencing abuse by her sponsor.
Wants to separate from her sponsor but is at risk of deportation.
Empowering Non-Status, Refugee, and Immigrant Women Who Experience Violence
Battered Women's Support Services
A manual for service providers with a woman-centred approach to managing the spectrum of needs from settlement to empowerment. It addresses the challenges service providers face, and the barriers that prevent women from accessing services.
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