Translating Pain into Action: A Study of Gender-based Violence and Minority Ethnic Women in Ireland

Translating Pain into ActionThis report presents the findings of the first major study conducted in Ireland on gender-based violence (GBV)2 and minority ethnic women. It is both timely and relevant. GBV is one of the most prevalent social problems in the world. Not only is it a violation of women’s human rights, it has devastating physical and psychological health consequences for victims/survivors (WHC, 2007). While all women are at risk of experiencing it, a range of factors place minority ethnic women at higher risk than the rest of the population.

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Summary of the Report

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