Violence Prevention

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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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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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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Sehj Series

The college workshops are designed from a multicultural lens, and the objectives are to reflect on gender disparities, understand boundaries, and healthy relationships in relation to consent.

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Victims Must Not Be Lost in Domestic Violence and Policing Debates

Author: Mallika KaurOriginally published: 10/06/2020 Ms. Magazinehttps://msmagazine.com/2020/10/06/domestic-violence-defund-the-police/ When it comes to policing domestic violence, it’s not all or nothing. Policing is not the answer. “Community” is not the answer either.  California Governor Newsom just signed a bill expanding the legal definition of domestic violence to include “coercive control”: series of behaviors that attempt to deprive another

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Focus Groups and Story Telling

Our ongoing community education campaigns seek to demystify and destigmatize all issues: only through healthy conversations can build healthy communities and families. SFC concluded a year-long Survivor-Centered Advocacy Project, in partnership with the Asian Pacific Islander Institute on Gender-Based Violence (API-GBV). Participants of focus groups and storytelling interviews included survivors of gender-based violence,

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