Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Caring for Muslim Minors: Guidelines for Non-Muslim Families - Question and Answer Fact Sheet

Authors/Editors

Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS)

Publisher(s)

Baltimore, MD: Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS)

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

2003, 10 pages

Description of Resource

Provides information in a question-and-answer format to help non-Muslim families foster Muslim minors, including the basic tenets of Islam, religious holidays, dietary restrictions, and attitudes toward women. The guidelines, which may also be helpful to social service staff working with Muslim youth, emphasize the importance of working on an individual basis with each minor in the clarification of beliefs and commitment to practicing Islam.

Languages

English

Availability

http://www.brycs.org/documents/upload/Caring_for_Muslim_Minors.pdf