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Muslims & Domestic Violence (Special Folder)

Muslims & Domestic Violence (Special Folder)

Domestic violence is any behavior that aims at gaining power and control over a spouse, partner or family member. Abuse is a learned behavior; it is not caused by anger, mental problems, drugs or alcohol, or other common excuses. Unfortunately, it has become a global problem. Domestic violence can affect anyone of any age or gender. Whether it’s physical …

Muslim Men Fight Domestic Violence in Australia

3 Muslim Men Fight Domestic Violence in Australia

Domestic violence is the leading cause of female homelessness in Australia. By helping to establish a safe house for female victims, these Muslim men, officially Known as “The White Coats”  are fighting domestic violence. The safe house will shelter up to 20 women at a time. Muslim men tackle domestic violence These Muslim men are …

Muslim Author’s Book Hits Stage for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

NEW YORK – Pennsylvanian contemporary author, Sahar Abdulaziz recently joined theater goers for a small-stage rendition of her novel Expendable at the Pocono Cinema and Cultural Center in East Stroudsburg, PA. The thriller features Bella, a woman emotionally abused and tortured by her sociopathic husband, Logan. He slowly drives his wife to a mental breakdown, …

I’m Afraid of My Aggressive Husband

I’m Afraid of My Aggressive Husband

In this counseling answer: •Seek out a lawyer in Egypt. •  Leave your husband for the safety of your daughters and yourself. • If you have a good relationship with your in-laws, possibly one of his sisters or his mother, that you seek their advice and their help to get out. • Turn to Allah and …

My Sister Is Between an Abusive Father & Husband

My Sister Is Between an Abusive Father & Husband

In this counseling answer: “If family support, friends, and marriage therapy are unlikely to help her situation, then get the state involved. Use legal measures to get the support you need.” As-Salaam ’Alaikum sister, I am sorry to hear about the difficult times your sister is in. Sadly, what you described is a very oppressive situation …

My Best Friend Wants to Become Independent From Her Parents

My Best Friend Wants to Become Independent From Her Parents

In this counseling answer: “Sister, it is not a good idea for your friend to try to leave and make it on her own, neither is it advisable that you both try to get a place together. It is very hard to support oneself as an adult with an education and given the fact that you …

The Link Between Traumatic Brain Injury & Domestic Violence

Reviewed by Claire Manzer, RN PHN According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. Over the course of a single year, this adds up to 10 million incidents of abuse. Across our lifetimes, 1 in 3 women and 1 …

Domestic Violence in Muslim Community & How to Deal with It

Domestic Violence in Muslim Community & Tips for Victims

How to deal with domestic violence? In this Khutbah, Dr. Yasir Qadhi addresses this problem, refutes claims justifying it, and provides useful tips for victims. Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses spousal abuse in Muslim communities, condemning the misguided people who justify violence using the Quran and the Sunnah. He stressed that under no circumstances is violence against …



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