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BWSS is pleased to announce new resource toolkits developed from three years of community engagement work with Immigrant women.

A Toolkit for Lawyers: Best Practices in Working with Battered Immigrant Women and a Toolkit for Immigrant Women Working with a Lawyer. Both toolkits have been fully informed by Immigrant women’s lives and are developed by and for Immigrant women.

The Toolkit for Lawyers provides practical tools for working with battered Immigrant women. It emphasizes the importance of placing women within their larger social context by providing an analysis of the factors impacting Immigrant women’s lives and offers practical tools and strategies for lawyers.

The Toolkit for Immigrant Women Working with a Lawyer provides is filled with tips and tools for Immigrant women working with lawyers and is framed in the cultural background of Immigrant women. The toolkit is available in English, Farsi فارسی, Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ and Spanish Español.