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Supporting women from CALD backgrounds who are victims/survivors of sexual violence
Allimant, Annabelle and Ostapiej-Piatkowski, Beata; ACSSA Wrap, No 9, 2011, Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault; Research report; Keywords: Sexual assault; immigrant women; domestic violence; service delivery; barriers; refugee.

Cultural diversity and the mistreatment of older people in black and minority ethnic communities: some implications for service provision
Bowes, Alison, Avin, Ghizala and Sherry Bien Macintosh;Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 2012, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 251-274; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; domestic violence; ethnic; BME; cultural factors.

Domestic violence against migrant women in South Korea: addressing the needs of a uniquely situated victim population in domestic violence policy
Choi, Ga-Young and Soo-Jung Byoun; International Social Work; October 2012; Volume 11; p 645-660; Journal article; Keywords: Domestic violence; migrant women; multicultural; South K

Immigrants as victims of crime and criminal justice discourse in Australia
Collins, Jock; International Review of Victimology; 2007; Vol 14; p57-79; Journal article; Keywords: Immigrant victims; fear of crime; hate crime

The construction of race and crime in Canadian print media: A 30-year analysis
Collins, Rachael E.; Criminology and Criminal Justice, Published online before print February 2013, pp1-23; Keywords: Media; fear of crime; bias; race; language

Battered at home, played down in policy: Migrant women and domestic violence in Australia
Ghafournia, Nafiseh;Aggression and Violent Behavior, May-June 2011, Vol. 16, Issue 3, pp207-213; Journal article; Keywords: Domestic violence; migrant women; family violence; help-seeking behaviour; barriers.

Whom do migrant home care workers contact in the case of work-related abuse? An exploratory study of help-seeking behaviors
Green, Ohad and Liat Ayalon; Journal of Interpersonal Violence; Online before print 18 May 2015, p 1-21; Journal article; Keywords: Migrant workers; abuse; reporting behaviour; help-seeking; workplace violence

Domestic violence within refugee families: intersecting patriarchal culture and the refugee experience
James, Kerrie; The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy; (Plenary address, Thirtieth Australian Family Therapy Conference Sydney); September 2010; Vol 31; issue 3; pp275-284.; Conference paper; Keywords: Refugees; migrants; domestic violence; culture.

Indian students in Australia: victims of crime, racism or the media?
Spolc, Peter and Murray Lee;20th ISANA International Education Conference, Canberra, ACT, 1 - 4 December 2009; Conference paper; Keywords: Victimisation, student, Indian, ethnicity, race, racism, media

Involving the health care system in domestic violence: what women want
Usta, Jinan, Jumana Antown, Bruce Ambuel and Marwan Khawaja;Annals of Family Medicine, May/June 2012, Volume 10, No. 3, pp213-220; Journal article; Keywords: Domestic violence; community support; Arab women; barriers; Lebanon.

Are immigrants more likely than native-born Americans to perpetrate intimate partner violence?
Vaughn, Michael G., Christopher P. Salas-Wright, Shannon Cooper-Sadlo, Brandy R. Maynard, and Matthew Larson; Journal of Interpersonal Violence; 2015, Vol. 30, No. 11, p 1888-1904; Keywords: Immigrant; intimate partner violence; IPV; ethnicity; domestic violence

Lifecourse experiences of intimate partner violence and help-seeking among Filipina, Indian, and Pakistani women: Implications for justice system responses
Yoshihama, Mieko, Deborah Bybee, Chic Dabby and Juliane Blazevski; U.S. Department of Justice, NCJRS, October 2011; Research Report; Keywords: Help-seeking; IPV; Intimate Partner Violence;  Asian communities; criminal justice system​