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Violence against women and girls from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities examined

Commons Select Committee explores factors behind violence and abuse in GRT communities

The Women and Equalities Committee has held a session examining violence against women and girls from Gypsy Roma and Traveller (GRT) communities. The session explored the factors that lead to violence and abuse in GRT communities, the barriers that women encounter when they are trying to escape abusive situations and preventative measures that can be taken to prevent abuse from occurring.

In particular, the Committee examined:

For details of the scope of the inquiry, click here. To watch the session, click here.