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Record ID: d1d66443-847b-439d-b896-9a04f9e30ffd
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/15562948.2021.1930321
Type: Journal Article
Title: “It’s about building a network of support”: Australian service provider experiences supporting refugee survivors of sexual and gender-based violence
Authors: Block, Karen
Vaughan, Cathy
Sullivan, Claire
Hourani, Jeanine
Year: 2021
Publisher: Routledge
Abstract:  Refugees face a heightened risk of sexual and gender-based violence during conflict, transit and in countries of refuge. Despite long-term impacts on survivors, scholarship regarding effective responses remains limited. This paper presents a qualitative thematic analysis from in-depth interviews with 22 Australian service providers. Using a socio-ecological intersectional framework it explores the challenges faced in supporting survivors while highlighting features of effective practice. Findings emphasize the need for a holistic and integrated approach, responsive to socio-economic and immigration conditions, the impact of stigma and fear of authorities, service-system funding models, and the need for an appropriately supported culturally diverse workforce.
URI: https://anrows.intersearch.com.au/anrowsjspui/handle/1/13023
ISSN: 1556-2948
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