Surviving sexual abuse: Why sweeping it under the rug causes problems
Psychologist Dr. Erin Leonard explains that trauma needs to be continually addressed in an empathetic way at each developmental stage of life. Here is a brief video and article to reinforce your knowledge about this topic.
Top 5 Myths About Human Trafficking
A brief video concerning human trafficking -- worth seeing, worth sharing.
Domestic Violence Survivor- Jaime Masters
The Survivors who raise their voices to tell their stories are witnesses against all --- did we turn away, or did we answer the call of the oppressed? Here's another brief story of one woman's survival.
Let's Get Real: Human Trafficking Books - YouTube
This video discusses resources and books on Human Trafficking. It is a good introduction to the topic and discusses resources one can use to learn more.
Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse - The Gottman Institute
These attributes in a
marriage really kill the relationship. Based on decades of very rigorous social
science, Gottman's insights are extremely useful. As an introduction to his work,
or just as a friendly reminder, this short, 2 minute video is worth watching. Conflict
occurs in all marriages. There are many ways couples can handle it in a healthy
fashion --but if one or more of the "four horsemen" show up in conflicts in your
relationship -- there's serious trouble that needs to be addressed, and may require
professional help to do so.
In the Closet - Domestic Violence From a Child's View
A video clip portraying
domestic violence from a child's point of view. You can help spread awareness simply
by liking the clip and sharing it on your facebook.
Here's a powerful PSA
regarding the impacts of domestic violence on the children who witness it. the video
includes pictures drawn by children who have witnessed domestic violence in their
home, and their feelings toward it. Witnessing domestic violence is an adverse childhoold
experience that can impact the child for the rest of their lives.
Abuse in Public
This short video raises
an issue worth thinking about. It is becoming more common (though still not common
enough) for bystanders to intervene when they see abuse of women in public -- but
sadly, abuse of men in public by women draws smiles. The Justice department reports
a man is abused by a woman every 37 seconds in the Untied States. We must work to
make sure our communities are safe for everyone.
How we turned the tide on domestic violence
Why Do We Treat Our Women That Way?
Friday Sermon - Suhaib Webb Breaking the Silence on Domestic Violence
Sheikh Hamza Yusuf - Wife Beating in Islam
Hamza Yusuf - The Quran, Wife Beating & Domestic Violence
Imam Magid - Let's talk about Domestic Violence
Khalid Latif - It's tough being a girl
Kifah Mustapha - Islam and Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence in Muslim Families - Sh. Yassir Fazaga
Sermon: Removing the Silence on Domestic Violence by
Shaykh Hamza Yusuf
Khan: Cause and Impact of Domestic Violence in Muslim Families
Violence and the Gift of Community by Anas Coburn
AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - NATIONAL SUMMIT 2009 DISCUSSION (Part 2 of 2)