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January 2013

Restoring Dignity: A Toolkit for Religious Communities to End Violence Against Women

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Designed in collaboration with religious leaders from countries around the world, this toolkit offers religious leaders, faith communities and Inter-religious Councils the practical resources and tools to carry out awareness, prevention and advocacy programs to help end to violence against women.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
November 2012

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: What's Cooking?

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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

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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

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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 Communications and Clergy as Mandatory Reporters

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

National Day of Unity Interfaith Prayer

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Intercessory prayer is simply defined as the act of praying on behalf of another or others. This prayer leads congregations in a group meditation and prayer for healing, strength, and continued courage.
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  • General Material
January 2012

Sexuality & Sexual Violence in Religious Texts

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This annotated bibliography features articles that address sexuality and sexual violence in religious text and related literature. It reviews research regarding clergy and sexual violence and faith-based responses as well as religious perspectives concerning sexuality and sexual violence.
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  • General Material
January 2012

Clergy as Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect

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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

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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

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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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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2011

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

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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
  • NRCDV Publications
May 2011

How can I work within my faith community to end domestic violence?

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Communities of faith play a unique and vital role in the response to and elimination of domestic violence as they carry the responsibility to protect and nurture the spiritual well being of the community as a whole and its individual members. NRCDV's May 2011 TA Question of the Month offers suggestions for working with faith communities.