Family Violence Resource Guide for Gurdwaras

Family Violence Resource Guide for Gurdwaras

Gurdwaras can commit to taking small steps that are firmer, safer, and more consistent.  We know gurdwaras provide essential inspiration and support. We also know that gurdwaras cannot be expected to do everything. Still, with the danger of family violence ever-present in our sangats, gurdwaras must respond in a deliberate, pre-planned, and consistent manner to

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ਬੱਚਿਆਂ ਨੂੰ ਆਪਣੇ ਸਰੀਰ ਦੀ ਸੁਤੰਤਰਤਾ ਬਾਰੇ ਸਿਖਾਓ

ਸਰੀਰ ਦੀ ਖੁਦਮੁਖਤਿਆਰੀ ਇਹ ਫੈਸਲਾ ਕਰਨ ਦਾ ਅਧਿਕਾਰ ਹੈ ਕਿ ਤੁਹਾਡੇ ਸਰੀਰ ਨਾਲ ਕੀ ਵਾਪਰਦਾ ਹੈ ਜਾਂ ਕੀ ਨਹੀਂ ਵਾਪਰਦਾ। ਛੋਟੀ ਉਮਰ ਤੋਂ ਹੀ ਆਪਣੇ ਬੱਚਿਆਂ ਨੂੰ ਸਰੀਰ ਦੀ ਖੁਦਮੁਖਤਿਆਰੀ ਦੀ ਭਾਵਨਾ ਵਿਕਸਤ ਕਰਨਾ ਸਿਖਾਉਣਾ ਬਾਲ ਜਿਨਸੀ ਸ਼ੋਸ਼ਣ (CSA) ਨੂੰ ਰੋਕਣ ਦਾ ਇੱਕ ਸਾਬਤ ਹੋ ਚੁੱਕਾ ਤਰੀਕਾ ਹੈ, ਅਤੇ ਨਾਲ

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Learn More & Take Action Against Child Sexual Abuse

(Punjabi/ਪੰਜਾਬੀ) Note: This post is about Child Sexual Abuse; but it does not contain any graphic descriptions. A list of resources follows. What is Child Sexual Abuse? Our children grow and learn from the adults around them, especially those that they trust and respect. Adults are responsible for supporting children

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Towards Healing: Individual and Collective

Our hearts remain heavy and our ardaas remains directed to the victims and survivors of the grotesque mass violence in Indianapolis last week.  Sikh Family Center has immediately circulated collaboratively created resources on mental health responses and recovery. These are being distributed on the ground in Indiana and across the country, wherever community members are feeling triggered

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Teaching Your Child Body Autonomy

(Punjabi version / ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਵਿੱਚ) Body autonomy is the right to decide what happens or doesn’t happen to your body. Teaching your children from a young age to develop a sense of body autonomy is a proven way to prevent child sexual abuse (CSA), and also encourages children to disclose

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Acting Executive Director

Announcement We are pleased and humbled to announce that we have appointed Sikh Family Center’s first acting Executive Director, Mallika Kaur! Mallika is a co-founder of SFC and, until just recently, served as Chair on the Board of Directors. She brings with her nineteen years of experience working directly with

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Sehj Series Presentation

This workshop has been designed with the intention of trauma-centered education & violence prevention. Please complete the form below to access materials for the workshop, free of any charge. The responses provided in this form will be kept confidential and used for internal purposes only.

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Domestic Violence

Sikh Family Center undertakes several efforts to continue building community dialogue about gender-based violence, and appropriate response. SFC is working towards eradicating domestic violence in the Sikh community. See English and Punjabi resources below for violence prevention in the Sikh community. How will you take a stand against domestic violence?

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Donate

MAKE A DONATION – WE ENSURE YOUR CONTRIBUTION GOES FAR Sikh Family Center California Office address:751 Laurel St. #410San Carlos, CA 94070 SUPPORT US TODAY. DONATE NOW! HERE IS WHAT YOUR TAX-DEDUCTIBLE DONATION CAN HELP COVER: Motel vouchers for a woman having to leave an abusive situation Emergency aid to

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