Speaking the unspeakable: Female interpreters’ response to working with women who have been raped in war

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Abstract

Of those women who seek asylum in Britain, a proportion will find their way into psychology services. Many of these women do not speak English and so interpreters are used. This paper investigates how interpreters make sense of and cope with interpreting rape stories.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)22-26
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Psychology Forum
Volume192
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2008

Keywords

  • War
  • Rape
  • Interpreters

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