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Factsheet: Transgender Latina survivors of gender-based violence

This factsheet reviews GBV rates and risk factors, barriers transgender Latinas face accessing services, and protective factors. Research suggests that while rates of GBV such as intimate partner violence (IPV) are 1 in 3 among cisgender women, more than half of transgender Latinas may experience some form of GBV in their lifetime. Transgender Latina survivors are an understudied and underserved group in gender-based violence (GBV) advocacy. 

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