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January 2013

Abuse: Response and Prevention

This 32 page booklet addresses how to respond when someone discloses they are experiencing abuse. It includes basic information, biblical reflections, guidelines for response, suggestions for prevention and additional resources and is intended for church leaders.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
November 2012

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: What's Cooking?

With the approaching holiday season, questions may arise about how to appropriately respond to the food-related needs of survivors in shelter and how to manage excess food donations. This brief document offers guidance from the NRCDV Technical Assistance Team.
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  • General Material
October 2012

Healthy Masculinity Summit Report

Religious traditions and beliefs can influence masculinity with their dominant stories of what a man's role should be in his home, community, and religious institution. If religious leaders can create environments for healthy dialogue and allow men to express themselves comfortably without using traditional gender role assignments, healthy masculinity and faith can beneficially support one another.
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  • General Material
February 2012

Shafia Murders: Imams Issue Fatwa Against Honour Killings, Domestic Violence

Author(s): Paola Loriggio
This article highlights how the Canadian Muslim community responded by condemning honour killings, domestic violence and misogyny as "un-Islamic, following the murder convictions of an Islamic man and his son who were found guilty of killing four female family members in 2009.
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  • General Material
January 2012

Clergy as Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect

This report gives a state-by-state accounting of when clergy are mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect.
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  • General Material
January 2012

What You Can Do to Support Victims of Sexual and Domestic Violence in Your Congregation

This tip sheet for faith community leaders includes ideas for making your congregation a safe and supportive space for survivors. Other helpful hints include to putting survivor safety first and not victim-blaming.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2012

Islamic Marriage Contracts: A Resource Guide for Legal Professionals, Advocates, Imams & Communities

This guide was developed as a resource for legal professionals and advocates working with Muslims, and for Muslim leaders and community members.
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  • General Material
January 2012

Clergy Communications and Clergy as Mandatory Reporters

This report gives a state-by-state accounting of when clergy are mandated reporters of child maltreatment.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
December 2011

Setting Captives Free: Intimate Partner Violence in LGBT Relationships

How can faith communities be prepared to be a pastoral resource for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people who experience intimate partner violence? This webinar recording offers guidance to pastors of open and affirming (ONA) churches in addressing intimate partner violence in same-sex couples.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2011

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: Considerations for Survivors from Specific Populations

With the holiday season approaching, questions arise about the connection between domestic violence and distinctive holidays. This brief document offers guidance from the NRCDV Technical Assistance Team. This document provides an analysis of the available data on the volume of request for domestic violence services during the holidays, and offers recommendations for advocates on how to help survivors during this time of year.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
March 2011

Men's Ministry: Men Stopping Violence Against Women

This webinar topic focuses on men of faith's contribution to ending domestic violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
March 2011

Federal Centers for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships

The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships coordinates 12 Federal Centers for Faith-based and Community Initiatives. The contact information and website addresses of each of the Federal Centers are provided on this page.