David A. Hollinger is the Preston Hotchkis Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley’s Department of History. He is the author of Christianity’s American Fate: How Religion Became More Conservative and Society More Secular (Princeton University Press, 2022).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Keshet Starr is a writer, speaker and CEO of the Organization for the Resolution of Agunot, which seeks to eliminate abuse from the Jewish divorce process.
The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence helps people better understand, respond to and prevent domestic violence. The center has developed a number of key initiatives to facilitate a deeper focus on a particular issue or population, including VAWnet, the Domestic Violence Awareness Project and Community Based Participatory Research toolkit.
Atheists Helping the Homeless in D.C. helps people experiencing homelessness in the nation’s capital, including numerous women fleeing domestic violence.
This edition of ReligionLink explores reporting, analysis and commentary around the term “cult,” helping you better understand the word, its uses, and how to report thoughtfully, carefully and sensitively on the subject.