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For female migrant victims of family violence, their visa holder can often be their abuser

A new report has found migrant women on temporary visas who experience family violence are often left to suffer in silence because of fears they will be deported if they seek help.

They’re some of the most vulnerable members of the community: Women, newly-arrived in Australia, who find themselves the victims of family violence.

  • Gareth Boreham
  • SBS News

And a new report has found these women face a terrible dilemma, often having to rely on their partners to stay in the country, even if these visa sponsors are …

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