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About Sundari Anitha

Sundari Anitha is a senior lecturer at the University of Lincoln, UK. Her research interests lie in violence against black and minority ethnic women in the United Kingdom and India, as well as industrial activism by migrant women workers. She has previously managed a Women’s Aid refuge, is active in campaigns on violence against women, and is a trustee of Asha, a specialist shelter in London.

Articles by Sundari Anitha

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Transnational marriage abandonment: A new form of violence against women?

Transnational marriage abandonment lies at the intersect of immigration and patriarchal control, allowing abusers and states to enjoy impunity for violations committed against women in transnational spaces.

Immigration status and domestic violence

Marriage migrants in the UK are highly vulnerable to domestic violence because state immigration and welfare policies leave them with few rights. This exacerbates the gendered power imbalances within marriages.

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