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Jul 21, 2009 — Categories: ,

Information on Muslim organizations fighting domestic violence

Muslim Men Join Together to Prevent Violence Against Women

by J. Samia Mair, Baltimore Muslim Examiner
Published: July 21, 2009

Violence against women does not discriminate. Women suffer throughout the world, regardless of country of origin, economic status, educational level, religion, etc.

Concerned brothers have joined together to address this issue in the Muslim community. One such group is the Muslim Men Against Domestic Abuse (MMADA), established in February 2009 and “dedicated to domestic tranquility.”

Members must pledge to “never to engage in, support, or remain silent about the physical, psychological, and emotional abuse of Muslim and non-Muslim women and children.”

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