Islam

Islam

Access to woman abuse services by Arab-speaking Muslim women in London, Ontario. Background investigation and recommendations fo

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Mohammed Baobaid
Publisher: 
Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
London, ON

Examines the barriers that prevent Arab women from benefiting from the services provided by agencies that work on women safety in London, Ontario. Provides several deductions regarding the barriers that resulted from the analysis of the personal interviews and group discussions. Finds that assisting, defending and protecting abused women from further abuse requires setting a clear strategy that places the education of men as a primary objective.

Islam and family planning

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English
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Online
Author: 
Farzaneh Roudi-Fahimi
Publisher: 
Population Reference Bureau
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Provides an overview of the family planning and modern contraception policies of Muslim countries. Reviews Islamic jurisprudence and justifications for sanctioning family planning and concludes that Islam should not be considered a barrier toward the increased use of contraception in Islamic communities.

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Canadian Council of Muslim Women

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms an organization that works to: attain and maintain equality, equity, and empowerment for all Canadian Muslim women; promote Muslim women's identity in the Canadian context; assist Muslim women to gain an understanding of their rights, responsibilities, and roles in Canadian society; promote and encourage rapprochement and interfaith dialogue between Muslims and other faith communities; contribute to Canadian society the knowledge, life experiences and ideas of Muslim women for the benefit of all; strengthen the bonds of sisterhood among the Muslim communities and among Muslim individuals; stimulate Islamic thinking and action among Muslim women in the Canadian setting; acknowledge and respect the cultural differences among Canadian Muslim women and to recognize and develop our common cultural heritage; promote a better understanding of Islam and the Islamic way of life in the North American setting; represent Canadian Muslim women at national and international forums; encourage the organization and coordination of Muslim women's organizations across Canada.

Primary Telephone: 
613-382-2847
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Email Address: 
info@ccmw.com
Street Address: 
PO Box 154
City: 
Gananoque
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K7G 2T7

Islamic Social Services Association

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy

Addresses the social service concerns Muslims have. Aims to provide support to social service providers through education, training and services.

Email Address: 
info@issaservices.com
Fax Number: 
(204) 896-1694
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-866-239-ISSA (Canada)
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 21010 RPO Charleswood
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3R 3R2
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Multiple TollFree found: "1-866-239-ISSA (Canada) and 1-888-416-9920 (USA)"

Muslim culture and faith: a guide for social service providers

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English
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Paper
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Islamic Social Services Association
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Works to aid social workers, psychologists, counsllors, and other social service providers in better understanding Muslims, their faith and their culture.

ISBN/ISSN: 
COMM.I85 2002

Muslim patients: their faith and culture

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English
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Paper
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Islamic Social Services Association
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Works to aid health care professionals in better understanding the Muslim community, their faith and culture.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAD.I85 2002

Femmes sous lois musulmanes

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
Arabic
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Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Services d'information et de références
Groupe de pression

Forms a network created to break women’s isolation and to provide linkages and support to all women whose lives may be affected by Muslim laws. Works to build a network of mutual solidarity and information flow. Facilitates interaction and contact between women from Muslim countries and communities and between them and progressive and feminist groups at large. Promotes the exposure of women from one geographical area to another in and outside the Muslim world. Undertakes common projects identified by and executed through network participants. Forme un réseau créé en vue de briser l’isolation des femmes et d’offrir un soutien, ainsi qu’une opportunité de nouer des liens, à toutes les femmes dont les vies peuvent être affectées par les lois musulmanes. Favorise la rencontre et l’interaction entre femmes de pays ou de communautés musulmanes, et entre celles-ci et des progressistes et féministes dans le monde. Favorise les échanges-invitations d’un lieu à un autre, à l’intérieur du monde musulman et à l’extérieur. Entreprend des projets communs identifiés et mis en place par des participantes au réseau WLUML.

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Email Address: 
wluml@wluml.org
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