Category : United States
An Introduction to Forced Marriage in the South Asian Community in the United States
Author: Debjani Roy, Manavi Occasional Paper No. 9
This publication examines the issue of forced marriage within South Asian communities in the United States.
Shattering the Silence Surrounding Forced and Early Marriage in the United States
Author: Julia Alanen
Publication: Children’s Legal Rights Journal (May 8, 2012)
In this article, Julia Alanen of the Global Justice Initiative analyzes the causes and consequences of forced marriage in immigrant communities in the United States, and discusses actions to address this growing problem.
Voices from the Frontline: Addressing Forced Marriage Within the United States
Author: Vidya Sri and Darakshan Raja
This report presents findings from interviews with service providers, advocates, students, and other groups on the topic of forced marriage in the United States and the forms of abuse witnessed as a result of this issue. The findings highlight numerous
challenges that victims, their support networks, and direct service providers face in responding and seeking remedies.
A Closer Look at Forced and Early Marriage in African Immigrant Communities in New York City
Author: Sauti Yetu
Publication: Sauti Yetu Occasional Report, Vol. 3, 2012
This report looks at young girls’ experiences with forced and early marriages within African immigrant communities in New York.
Abusive International Marriages: Hmong Advocates Organizing in Wisconsin
Author: Chic Dabby-Chinoy, Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence in partnership with the Wisconsin Refugee Family Strengthening Project
This report examines the issue of abusive international marriages among the Hmong people in Wisconsin and Nationally and explores advocates’ and the community’s responses to this issue.