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An International Model of Domestic Violence Response for Americans Abused Overseas  


Author:  Paula Lucas.


Source: Volume 03, Number 01, Summer 2010 , pp.83-86(4)




Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly

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Abstract: 

When women leave abusive partnerships, they often encounter diffi culties in custody decisions and division of assets. For American women who have been living abroad, leaving violent relationships can be even more complicated. This article ummarizes some of the complications women face when leaving abusive relationships and returning to the United States, and describes an organization that helps women navigate those systems.

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Affiliations:  1: The Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center.

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