November 19, 2020: Refugees and Migrants: International Virtual Summit Domestic/Family Violence in the COVID-19 Era”

This summit was sponsored by the United Nations. Information on the summit and its agenda can be found here. Leslye Orloff was asked to present on the impact of COVID-19 on immigrants of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking. You can find Ms. Orloff’s information about the summit and presentation here.

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of immigrant crime victims, please call NIWAP for technical assistance. (202) 274-4457 or email us at

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