Caregivers break the silence: a participatory action research on the abuse and violence, including the impact of family separati

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Sedef Arat-Kroc
Fely O. Villasin
Publisher: 
INTERCEDE
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents the results of participatory action research on violence against women of colour who immigrate from less economically developed countries, such as the Philippines and the Caribbean, to work in Canada under the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP). The research documents and describes abuse and violence from the perspective of women admitted to Canada under the LCP. It addresses their vulnerability to abuse and the impact of separation from their families.

ISBN/ISSN: 
IMWO.A73 2001