PFP is excited to introduce the Muslim Advocacy Network Against Domestic Violence
What is the Muslim Advocacy Network Against Domestic Violence (MANADV)?
MANADV is a national network comprised of predominantly Muslim advocates addressing domestic violence in Muslim communities through diverse faith-based and mainstream approaches and agencies.
What is the aim of MANADV?
The aim is to bring together a national network of advocates, service providers, legal and health care professionals, activists, researchers, scholars, and community based organizations to strengthen culturally appropriate advocacy, encourage dialogue and collaboration, develop models and analyses, and disseminate resources.
Why was MANADV established?
The network was formed with the understanding that, though many communities have organized to provide services for Muslim survivors, there is an urgent need to diminish the isolation many advocates experience, and to build a national network where advocates share resources, exchange information, build alliances, and strategize about intervention and prevention. The network is a coordinated effort to empower survivors, deepen advocacy, strengthen families, and organize communities. The network is a collaborative endeavor consisting of a working group led by the Peaceful Families Project (PFP) and the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence (API Institute). Combining their expertise in technical assistance, community outreach, training, resource development, research, and technology, PFP and API-GBV provide the infrastructure and support to facilitate the Muslim Advocacy Network’s goals. br>
Who can join MANADV?
Individuals and/or organizations. Interested in joining MANADV? Please complete this form.