PRESENTED BY: Dr Nada Ibrahim, Senior Researcher, Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research

Dr Ibrahim’s expertise is in intimate partner violence in the Australian Muslim community. Nada has worked with organisations such as the Islamic Women’s Association Qld and Islamic College of Brisbane to improve their responses to domestic violence and mental health.

Nada’s presentation covers:

  • What is shariah?
  • Islamic marriage etiquette: what is it?
  • Domestic and family violence: Islamic legal considerations
  • How do perpetrators misinterpret Islamic texts to justify abuse?
  • Case study