Clearinghouse Resource


What Islam Says About Domestic Violence: A Guide for Helping Muslim Families


Alwani, Zainab
Abugideiri, Salma


Herndon, VA: Foundation for Appropriate and Immediate Temporary Help (FAITH)

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

2003, 63 pages

Description of Resource

This guide is written for anyone working in the area of domestic violence: advocates, police officers, mental health workers, shelter staff, medical providers, lawyers, etc.  It was written as a result of many questions and concerns presented by workers who deal with Muslim women and families.  This guide is an attempt to explain the perspective of the religion of Islam on the issue of domestic violence. 



This resource may be free from your local library or purchased from the publisher.