Amal’s Active Listening Project: A community initiative to increase accessibility to services

Muslim women face external systemic discrimination, such as different treatment in health care settings. But, they also experience psychosocial distress due to daily stressors. For instance, some women who come to Amal are living through domestic abuse, financial abuse, strained familial relationships, etc. Most of the beneficiaries of Amal are...

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The Dimensions of Silence

The article presents an overview of what silence can represent in different situations. First, we discuss the role of silence in an abusive relationship and factors that contribute to its use. Then, we discuss the necessary use of silence employed by Listeners.  

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