Lived Experiences of South Asian Women Facing Domestic Violence in the United States
This article describes the lived experiences of domestic violence among a convenience sample of 20 South Asian women. The experiences of abuse are drawn from in-depth telephonic interviews conducted all across the United States. The analysis describes four major categories of abuse: (a) types of abuse; (b) abuse involving children; (c) family involvement in abuse; and (d) formal and informal support. Implications for social workers working with South Asian women are shared.
& Bhandari, S.
(2016). Lived Experiences of South Asian Women Facing Domestic Violence in the United States. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 25 (3), 227-246.