The Cycle of Abuse and Its Role in Intimate Partner Violence

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Trigger Warning: Discussion of Cycles of Abuse, Domestic Abuse, Intimate Partner Violence Cycles of abuse and intimate partner violence are both topics that, for many of us, may be foreign. While it is clear that abuse and violence affect individuals, these topics become somewhat taboo. Abuse cycles and intimate partner violence actively are working to…

Nisa Homes: transitional housing for victims of homelessness and domestic abuse

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Women face insurmountable forms of domestic abuse, poverty, and shelter insecurity. We face struggles involving income, relationship strain, and marginalization. These stem from inequalities birthed form the very nature of our largely mysoginist and patriarchal societies – and Muslim women fit deeper into this intersection. Being a Muslim woman in a western society comes with…