Nour

Nour is a UK-based non-profit working to prevent abuse, particularly in minoritized communities and Muslim communities. They offer trauma-informed and culturally competent responsive services for survivors of abuse.  

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FoRB Women’s Alliance

FoRB Women’s Alliance is an international community of religious freedom and human rights advocates seeking to advance, facilitate, and support solutions for freedom of religion or belief for women (FoRB).

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J. Merritt Johnston

J. Merritt Johnston is Executive Director of Baptist World Alliance Women, which connects Baptist women in 145 countries. Associated with the Baptist World Alliance, BWAW aims to help women thrive through connections and resourcing like the Stand Against Domestic Violence initiative.    

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Jenevieve Mannell

Jenevieve Mannell is an associate professor in the University College London’s Institute for Global Health, specializing in the prevention of violence among women in places such as Afghanistan, India, Peru, Samoa and South Africa.

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Nada Ibrahim

Nada Ibrahim is a criminologist, counseling psychologist and domestic violence expert — including intimate partner violence in Muslim communities — at the University of South Australia, in Adelaide.

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Freely in Hope

Freely in Hope is an international, Christian nonprofit dedicated to equipping survivors and advocates to lead in ending the cycle of sexual violence. Nikole Lim founded the nonprofit and serves as international director.

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Carole M. Cusack

Carole M. Cusack is professor of religious studies at the University of Sydney, Australia. Trained as a medievalist, Cusack has taught about contemporary religious trends, publishing on pilgrimage and tourism, modern pagan religions, new religious movements, the interface between religion and politics, and religion and popular culture since the 1990s.

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Stephen Gregg

Stephen Gregg is is senior lecturer in religious studies at the University of Wolverhampton and the honorable secretary of the British Association for the Study of Religions. His background is in 19th-century Hindu philosophy, but in recent years he has specialized in minority religious movements. Contact via the University of Wolverhampton’s experts portal.

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George D. Chryssides

George D. Chryssides is a visiting research fellow in theology and religious studies, York St. John University, U.K. His research has focused on New Religious Movements, including the Jehovah’s Witnesses. He was formerly head of religious studies at the University of Wolverhampton.

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