Faith communities resources
Here’s some helpful downloads.
- ACTS review of DA resources available to churches
ACTS Church & Society Network, 30 October 2006
Domestic Abuse: Resources Available to Churches in Scotland.
- Church of Scotland report to GA 2003
Church of Scotland: Church and Society Council report to the General Assembly 2006 on Domestic Abuse.
- Out of the Shadows
A Scottish research project on domestic abuse, launched as a response to the aims and challenges of the World Council of Churches Decade to Overcome Violence.
- Violence against women liturgy
Violence against women liturgy – Scottish Episcopal Church.
- WCC Project on Overcoming Violence 2006
A summary of the dispersed WCC Project on Overcoming Violence Against Women in Scotland.
- Worship to end domestic violence
Adapted by the Scottish Episcopal Church from a worship created by Jane Stranz for the World Council of Churches.
Links to other sites with lots of info on what faith communities can do to stop domestic violence.
- Jewish Women’s Aid
- Amina – The Muslim Women’s Advice Centre
- Scottish Interfaith Council
- Coordinated Community Response Model Online Toolkit (see section 5.2 – Faith groups)
- Praying for Peace Toolkit – an initiative of the Greater London Domestic Violence Project
- Religions for Peace ‘Restoring Dignity – A Toolkit for Religious Communities to End Violence Against Women’
- Belief in Dialogue: Religion and Belief Relations in Scotland: Good Practice Guide
- Church of England: ‘Responding to Domestic Abuse: Guidelines for those with pastoral responsibility’
- What Islam Really Says About Domestic Abuse: Shaykh Amer Jamil
- Streams of Grace (World Council of Churches): good practice guide developed by churches around the world
- Adventist Campaign: ‘End it now – Adventists Say No To Violence Against Women’
- National Resource Centre on Domestic Violence/Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence: Resources on religion and domestic abuse
- Methodist Church: Report and Guidelines for good practice when working with domestic abuse
- Stonewall research ‘Love Thy Neighbour – what people of faith really think about homosexuality’
You can also contact us and we’ll point you in the right direction.