Oppressed voices: Understanding the effects of domestic violence on mental health for South Asian women in North West Kent

Author: Sooch, Reena, Kalyan, Gurpreet & Rai, Jasminder

Publisher: Rethink

Publication date: January 2006


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This study sought to understand the impact of domestic violence within the South Asian community in North West Kent, considering the impact of culture on women’s views of domestic violence and  help seeking in particular.  The study also identifies the support respondents felt would help the community tackle mental health issues, domestic violence and other social or health inequalities.