Many survivors have shared that their faith communities and spiritual beliefs have been critical resources in their survival and healing. In recognition of empowerment-based advocacy, those working with survivors should not minimize or ignore those beliefs.
Faith and spirituality can be a great source of strength, as well as a resource survivors may use in safety and healing. Advocates should be aware of the intersections between faith and advocacy. This page offers a variety of resources on the intersection between domestic violence and a survivors’ faith.
Links to other websites/pages that focus on domestic violence and faith/religion