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“Addressing Domestic Violence in the American Muslim Community” Web Training Registration Open

July 17, 2014

Presented by the

U.S. Department of Justice Office on

Violence Against Women (OVW)

In partnership with

KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights &

Raksha, Inc.

Dates: Session 1 ‐ July 17, July 24, July 31, & August 11* Session 2 ‐ August 28, September 4, September 11, & September 18* *Both sessions are identical and participants should register for only one session. Space is limited for both sessions. Time: 2:00 PM—3:00 PM EST Location: Online (More Information Will Be Given Upon Registration) Audience: This training is primarily for organizations that received STOP funding. Other OVW grantees can register, but please note that first priority will be given to STOP grantees. Registration for this training will be capped at 40 individuals. Upon receipt of your registration, we will send you an email confirming your spot in the training. A waitlist will be provided for any organization’s grant program exceeding 2 individuals. Registration: To register, visit https://docs.google.com/forms/d/17Ef2fhRWiBQyzyOIDuQYFm4kEZCvLhXnP7H49pLJaJs/viewform. **THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR SESSION 1 IS JULY 15, 2014.** **THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR SESSION 2 IS AUGUST 15, 2014**   About the Training: KARAMAH, in partnership with Raksha, Inc., is hosting a four week e‐learning with four webinars focused on domestic violence in the American Muslim community. The goal of the training, which is web‐based, is to build the knowledge and skills of advocates to effectively serve Muslim victims of domestic violence. Training content will include discussion of culture and community, legal remedies for immigrant victims, as well as practical skills for service providers to assess the services and barriers for Muslim victims. By the end of the training, service providers will have a better understanding of the diversity within the Muslim community. This training will also address common misconceptions about Islam and Islamic law as it relates to domestic violence— understanding these nuanced issues will help service providers provide appropriate and meaningful service to their diverse clients. Contact: Aisha Rahman, Esq., Executive Director: Karamah: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights Tel: 202.234.7302      Fax: 202.234.7304          Email: arahman@karamah.org  

This project was supported by Grant No. 2011‐TA‐AX‐K102 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

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