Articles, Resources and Reports by
Faith-Based Experts, Organizations and Survivors

Ahmad, Sidrah. “I was pulled from sex ed class, did not learn about my body and was abused.” The Toronto Star. July 12, 2018.


Association of Muslim Chaplains. “Code of Ethics.”


Ansari, Zaynab Abdul-Razacq. “Blurred Lines: Women, “Celebrity” Shaykhs and Spiritual Abuse,” published online May 27, 2015:


Ansari, Zaynab Abdul-Razacq. “Drawing a Line in the Sand: Student-Teacher Relationships in the Digital Age,” published online May 30, 2015:


Daigle, Chelby. “Understanding Spiritual Abuse: an Interview with Salma Abugideiri,” Muslim Link, August 12, 2018 published online at:


Fadel, Mohammad. “Not all Marriages are Equal: Islamic Marriage, Temporary Marriage, Secret Marriage and Polygamous Marriage,” published online March 13, 2016:


FaithTrust Institute. “Abuse By Clergy FAQs,”


Heart Women & Girls. “Let’s Talk about Sex: A Muslim Parents Guide to “the Talk” with their Kids.” Downloadable copy at:


Heart Women & Girls. “Talking to Kids about Sexual Violence: A Parent’s Guide for Age-Appropriate Conversations.” Downloadable copy at:


Heart Women & Girls and the Muslim American Women’s Policy Forum. “Removing Roadblocks: Examining Barriers to Justice & Healing to Build More Victim-Centric Services for Muslim Survivors of Sexual Assault. 2017. Downloadable copy at:


Karamah -Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights. “What Do We Have to Hide? The Islamic Principle of “Satr” and Cultural Bias.”


Mattson, Ingrid. “Gender and Sexuality in Islamic Bioethics,” in Islamic Bioethics: Current Issues and Challenges. Ed. Alireza Bagheri and Khalid Alali. Intercultural Dialogue in Bioethics, vol. 2, 2017.


Shaikh, Ahmed. “The Ethics of Muslim Charisma: A Proposal for Leadership Standards,” published online October 18, 2017:


The Family and Youth Institute. The FYI Spiritual Abuse Toolkit.


The Threshold Society. “Ethics Agreement.”

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