Gender Violence

Dhikr: in the heart of faith

Dhikr: in the heart of faith

Constance Padwick, introducing her classic book Muslim Devotions, commented, “In Islam, as in any other faith, a stranger desiring not to remain a stranger could best feel the pulsing life…

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The invisible face of war and conflict

The invisible face of war and conflict

Thirteen tables groups each worked on the profile of a refugee at a gathering I was recently attending. Only two of those thirteen groups profiled a woman. This does not…

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Women’s Shame – 2

Women’s Shame – 2

In the last post we discussed how shame (and blame) is often ascribed more to women, including in situations of crisis or violence. Rather than avoidance or even private counselling,…

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Women’s Shame – 1

Women’s Shame – 1

It has been good to see further discussion in western journals and books on the subject of shame and honour in the past few years. We welcome the recognition of…

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Scars Across Humanity

Scars Across Humanity

  Title of Book: Scars Across Humanity, Understanding and Overcoming Violence Against Women Author: Elaine Storkey Publisher/Year: SPCK, 2015 Review by: Cathy Ross   This book is a must-read for…

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