October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time when Masjids and Islamic centers must also join in and make the Muslim community more aware of this crime, as well as how to curb it within our families. These are seven practical ideas they can use to do this.
Sexual abuse and harassment are far more common in the Muslim community than often assumed. It is a crime in the eyes of Allah, as well as according to local laws. These are 14 ways Imams can handle it.
Sexual abuse, sexual harassment and sexual assault may sound like graphic Western terms for a Western problem, but they are not. These are crimes as old as humanity itself. Below are eight tips for how Imams can deal with these issues.
The Prophet, peace be upon him, was ask, "What actions are most excellent?" He responded: "To gladden the heart of a human being, to feed the hungry, to help the afflicted, to lighten the sorrow of the sorrowful, and to remove the wrongs of the injured."
For many Muslim couples who do not have family in the West, the Imam is one of the few people who has an Islamic background and is an authority figure, and therefore, can help them sort out their problems.
Sound Vision aims to produce content that helps build bridges of understanding among Muslims and their neighbors, with emphasis on youth.
Sound Vision would like to see Muslims achieve their full potential as dynamic and creative individuals, who are comfortable with themselves and their environment.
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Radio Islam is America's only live daily Muslim radio talk show that provides a two-way conversation on the air with Muslims and their neighbors in the Chicagoland area.
MuslimFest is an award-winning annual festival celebrating the best in Muslim art, culture, and entertainment, attended by 25,000 visitors in Toronto, Canada, every year.
Adam's World is a series of videos featuring two Muslim puppets, Adam and his sister Aneesah. Adam's World has been a source of creative Islamic education for thousands of young Muslims growing up in North America and Europe.
One America Coalition, includes groups like the ACLU, Daily Kos, J Street, Voto Latino, Color of Change, Sound Vision, Charter for Compassion, the Interfaith Center of New York, among 50 other civil liberties and interfaith organizations.