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Muslim Rape Victim Punished
International media recently carried the newstory about a Saudi Arabian woman who was gang raped and then sentenced to six months in prison and 200 lashes ...
Marvin Ellison - Setting Captives Free - Intimate Partner Violence in LGBT Relationships - Recorded
How can our faith communities be prepared to be a pastoral resource for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgendered people who experience intimate partner ...
"Bad News for 'Bad Men' . . ."
Good news for women. Lavetta Elk, 26, is a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe from Wounded Knee, SD. Sgt. Joseph Kopf, an Army recruiter, raped Elk after she ...
“Where Are We?”
As I was presenting a workshop recently on how we should challenge the roadblocks which the church can present to battered women and affirm the resources, I ...
What to Do When a Registered Sex Offender Comes to Your Congregation (2015) - RECORDED
Registered sex offenders who are released into the community are approaching faith communities and asking to participate in worship and other activities. We ...
Sexual Violence Awareness Brochure
What You Need to Know about Sexual Violence
Sexual Violence Awareness Brochure on CD
Camera ready art files on CD for commercial printing. Ability to add your organization's information.
Accidental?
The recent song, “Accidental Racist,” by Brad Paisley and LL Cool J got me thinking about how one accidentally oppresses other people. As a white woman raised ...
Medical Chaplaincy: Serving the Needs of Victims of Sexual and Domestic Violence (2016) -RECORDED
This webinar will help you develop the specific skills and understandings that medical chaplains need to provide informed pastoral care to victims of domestic ...
Courage to Repent: Sermon on Gender-Based Violence
Be The Church
I recently preached at my home church on the issue of justice for survivors of sexual or domestic violence. During my sermon, a member of the congregation got ...
We Showed Up
Women learn at an early age to live with fear of violence—at home, at school, in the workplace, on the street. This awareness is something we all share even ...
What Individuals Can Do to Respond to Sexual and Domestic Violence
Women’s Work Is Never Done
March 8 is International Women’s Day. So I was pleased this past week to be in New York City for events surrounding the 54th Annual meeting of the United ...
Knowing the Mind of God
In the midst of the campaign, Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock was asked if abortion should be allowed in cases of rape and incest. He responded ...
Pray Without Ceasing...For the Girls
Perhaps this is all we can do now. The story of the kidnapping of hundreds of Christian and Muslim school girls in Nigeria by the extremist group Boko Haram ...
Is the Gospel of “More Sex” Really Good News for All?
So Pastor Ed Young of the Fellowship Church in Grapevine, Texas, got the attention of the media. And his church members. He called for a week of ...
Carolyn Scott Brown - Showcase: Secular and Faith Communities in Collaboration - Recorded
Building partnerships within the faith community can be a powerful source of support and resource for survivors. This recorded webinar is aimed local and state ...
Intimate Partner Violence: Current Resources
A selection of current, high-quality resources about preventing, identifying, and responding to intimate partner violence (IPV) within the home and community. ...
FaithTrust Institute Announces 2014 Navy Chaplaincy Training Contract
FaithTrust Institute today announced a 2014 training contract with The Naval Chaplaincy School & Center (NCSC) through General Dynamics Information Technology. ...
Trauma and Recovery
This book by Judith Herman has changed the way in which we take into consideration and treat traumatic events and trauma victims. Trauma and Recovery is ...
When Violence Is No Stranger: Pastoral Counseling with Survivors of Acquaintance Rape
Focusing on the psychospiritual effects of this sexualized violence, author Kristen Leslie offers the psychological and theological tools to religious ...
Who Needs to Confess? And What?
Actress Ashley Judd recently disclosed that she was sexually abused as a child; American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi recently disclosed that she was sexually ...
What Religious Leaders Can Do to Respond to Sexual and Domestic Violence
Sexual Violence - The Sin Revisited
The Sin Revisited
UN Commission on the Status of Women 60
Join us for events at the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60) sponsored by our friends and partners
Called to Serve: Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in African American Faith Communities (2016) RECORDED
Bettie Williams-Watson, a survivor of domestic violence who was the wife of a pastor, has a long career of raising the awareness of intimate partner violence ...
Focus on Reproductive & Sexual Coercion: Don't Ask, Just Tell (2016) RECORDED
Intimate Partner Violence impacts women’s reproductive health in many ways. Pressuring or coercing a woman to become pregnant, or into continuing or ending a ...
Has Nothing Changed?
As Sexual Assault Awareness and Action Month draws to a close, we might pause to consider where we are. Thirty years ago, Catherine MacKinnon said, “The fact ...
16 Days is Not Long Enough
This time last year I was on my way to Capetown, South Africa, to visit my friend, Elizabeth Petersen and the South African Faith and Family Institute (SAFFI). ...