International Cultural Center

A Fatwa Against Domestic Violence

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On Friday, July 29, 2011 ICC in conjunction with WORDE hosted Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani to discuss Islamic values in family affairs and to launch, A Fatwa against Domestic Violence, co-authored by Dr. Homayra Ziad, PhD.
Domestic violence affects everyone. Nearly 75% of Americans know someone who has been a victim of domestic violence and every year millions of children witness some form of domestic abuse.A Fatwa against Domestic Violence
A Community Discussion to Understand and Promote Islamic Values in Family Affairs
Friday evening, July 29, 2011 (time TBD)
International Cultural Center (ICC)
19650 Club House Rd
Suite 205 (upstairs)
Gaithersburg, MD 20886

**Dinner provided**
Please RSVP by Friday July 22, 2011 to:
Rabia Zaman RZaman@www.theicc.net or Sonia Dhingra SoniaD@www.theicc.net or 240-396-5380

MODERATOR:

Dr. Hedieh Mirahmadi, JD
President, WORDE (World Organization for Resource Development and Education)

PANELISTS:

Dr. Homayra Ziad, PhD
Assistant Professor of Religion, Trinity College, Hartford CT.
Historical and contemporary issues surrounding domestic violence in Muslim communities

Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani
Chairman, Islamic Supreme Council of America (ISCA)
Islamic values of mercy, compassion, and love in family affairs

Irfana Anwar
Director of the Community Legal Interpreter Bank at Ayuda
Practical perspectives from the field