That’s what some women farmworkers call the fields and orchards in which they face persistent sexual assaults. As if backbreaking work, low wages and pesticide poisoning weren’t enough… (article appeared first in Ms Mazazine's summer online issue)
Overview of domestic violence in the migrant community.
This issue of Forced Migration Review, features an article about the Strengthening What Works initiative called "Preventing partner violence in refugee and immigrant communities." The article provides an overview of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation initiative for readers in the humanitarian and public health sectors and features information about MCN's program Hombres Unidos.
Since the mid-1990s, MCN has been involved in varied prevention projects aimed at raising public awareness about family violence and the resources available for battered migrant and immigrant women.
Speakers: Researcher/Principal Trainer: Emiliano Diaz de Leon, TAASA and MCN, TX. Practitioners: Jerry Tello, National Compadres Network, CA, and Judge Ramona Gonzalez, WI; hosted by Barbara Hart, Muskie School Article: Hombres Unidos.
This two-part study examines primary care clinicians' chart documentation and attitudes when confronted by a positive waiting room screen for intimate partner violence (IPV) and concludes that mandatory waiting room screening for IPV does not result in high levels of referral or safety planning by PCPs.
New research shows that hostile marriages slow recovery from wounds.
Hombres Unidos Recognized Nationally
2013 Mary Byron Foundation Celebrating Solutions Roth Award
Hombres Unidos receives the 2013 Roth Award. The Mary Byron Project is a national thought leader on domestic violence. The Roth Award recognizes Hombres Unidos as an innovative project that specifcally addresses the needs of underserved populations.