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Use & Outcomes of Protection Orders by Battered Immigrant

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2003, $249,993)

project summary 2003-wg-bx-1004 This study will investigate how battered immigrant women use civil protection orders as a means of protectin themselves and their children from intimate partner violence. Among the issue of special interest to the researchers are the barriers that imigrant women encounter in applying for and obtaing ing orders, the decision making factors involved to IPV. Participants will be drawm from an estimated pool of 740 battered immigrant women from Asian, Latino, Middle Eastern, and European communities who are seeking help for IPV from one of fivr agencies in the Metropolitan Atlanta area that offer legal advocacy services.
Date Created: September 28, 2003