Posted on Apr 15, 2013

DV Issues Among Muslims in North America

April 17, 2013 Interfaith Domestic Violence Coalition Letter to the Senate on Gun Violence Legislation and Domestic Violence.  Interfaith Domestic Violence Coalition.

April 9, 2013.  Putting An End to Domestic Violence Among Asians and Pacific Islanders. Interview with Chic Dabby.  API Institute on Domestic Violence.

November, 2012. Islamic Marriage Contracts Resource Guide.  By Maha Alkhateeb.  Peaceful Families Project.

October 31, 2011.  Reality Check: Domestic Violence and Muslim Families. By Amal Killawi,

February 18, 2010. Local Muslims Make WOrld of Difference: Tackling Domestic Violence. By Jennifer O’Brien. The London Free Press.

February 17, 2010. Aasiya Zubair Hassan and the Muslim Male Imperative. By Junaid Ahmad. Altmuslimah.

February 14, 2010. How Many More Deaths Before We Take Action? By Enith Morillo. Altmuslimah.

February 12, 2010. Remembering Aasiya Zubair: A Year On From the Tragic Death of Aasiya Zubair, American Muslims Have Mobilised to Confront Domestic Violence. By Wajahat Ali. Guardian.

January 1, 2010. Muslim Women’s Shelter Provides Refuge, Support. By Jamie Tarabay. NPR.

December 2, 2009. United States, South Asia Groups Empower Women to Fight Violence.

October 28, 2009. Chicago Abuse Shelter a Rarity Serving Muslim Women. By Lauren E. Bohn. Medill Reports – Chicago, Northwestern University.

October 17, 2009. Muslim Group, Maigret Honored for Helping Abuse Victims. By Matt Gryta. The Buffalo News.

September 28, 2009. Religious Groups Unite to Fight Family Violence. By Jenna McMurray. Calgary Sun.

September 25, 2009. CNN Heroes: Her ‘Duty’ is Helping Muslim Women Heal After Abuse.

August 30, 2009. Religion 101: Islam and Domestic Violence. By Priscilla Martinez, DC Muslim Examiner.

August 6, 2009. Fed Up With Abuse, Young Muslim Activists Take Back Their Faith. By Kristen Minogue. News 21.

August 5, 2009. Advocate Plans Shelter for Muslim Women. By Tim Funk, Charlotte Observer.

September 8, 2008.  Talking the Walk Against Violence: Muslim Cleric Attracts Multifaith Support.  By Penney Kome, Straightgoods.  (Canada)

March 30, 2008.  Reforming Scripture and Culture.  By Jack Fairweather, Newsweek/Washington Post.

March 2, 2008.  Muslim Women Talk Abuse.  By Elayne Clift, Boloji.

January 31, 2008.  Abuse of U.S. Muslim Women is Greater than Reported, Advocacy Groups Say.  By Julie Kirtz, Fox News.

January 6, 2008. Abused Muslim Women in U.S. Gain Advocates. By Neil MacFarquhar, New York Times.

August 17, 2007. Speakers address lack of resources for Muslims undergoing divorce. By Sondos Kholoki-Kahf, InFocus Southern California.

May 8, 2007. For some Muslim wives, abuse knows no borders: Traditional pressures can persist in U.S. By Pamela Constable, Washington Post.

March 25, 2007. New translation prompts debate on Islamic verse. By Neil MacFarquhar, New York Times.

October 22, 2006. Clothes aren’t the issue.  By Asra Q. Nomani, Washington Post.


DV Issues Among Muslims Globally

March 3, 2010. Muslim Women Wage Jihad Against Violence. By Mehnaz Afridi. Global Arab Network.

February 9, 2010. Women’s Refuge Opens its Doors. By Julie Longton.

January 21, 2010. Mauritanian Muslim Imams Initiate Rare Ban on Female Circumcision. By George Fominyen. AlertNet.

December 28, 2009. Independent Appeal: Safe Haven for Women Beaten and Abused in Kashmir. The Independent.

October 15, 2009. Imams in Glasgow Pledge to Work to End Domestic Violence in the City’s Muslim Community. By Glasgow City Council. eGov Monitor.

August 5, 2009. NA Bill Outlaws Domestic Violence. By Raja Asghar, (Pakistan)

General Information On Islam & Muslims

July 22, 2007.  Want to Understand Islam? Start Here.  By John L. Esposito, Washington Post.