End Violence Against Women coalition, briefing, justice, domestic abuse, migrant women and the hostile environment, DVA Bill consultationThere is clearly an urgent need to consider how to increase support and protection for migrant women.

Migrant women living in the UK are disproportionately at risk from gendered violence including domestic violence, sexual violence, ‘honour-based’ violence, forced marriage, FGM and trafficking.

Their immigration status may mean they are more vulnerable to abuse and less likely to access support, advocacy, and criminal justice measures.

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