Migrant Victims of Domestic Sexual and Gender Based Violence (2022)

An Introductory Guide for People Working in Frontline Services in Ireland

This introductory guide has been developed to support frontline staff in their work with migrant victims of domestic, sexual and gender-based violence and gives a brief overview of the following:

  • ADDITIONAL BARRIERS FACED BY MIGRANT VICTIMS OF DSGBV
  • IMMIGRATION BARRIERS TO ACCESSING SUPPORT
  • RIGHTS & ENTITLEMENTS: IMMIGRATION PERMISSIONS & “STAMPS”
  • APPLYING FOR INDEPENDENT IMMIGRATION STATUS FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
  • ANNA’S STORY: A CASE STUDY
  • USEFUL LINKS & CONTACT DETAILS