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Plano, TX, May 19, 2022 – The Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation (TMWF) would like to thank the Texas Bar Foundation for the generous grant. By having a staff that is trauma informed and culturally sensitive, it opens up an avenue for an underserved population to receive help with domestic violence issues. The legal department provides immigration support in areas of naturalization, obtaining work permits, and filing self-petitions or U-VISA under the Violence Against Women Act.
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November 15, 2021

Rebuilding: S’ story

This is a true account of one client’s journey, from surviving family violence to building a new future for herself. Identifying details have been modified or omitted to protect client confidentiality. *Trigger warning – mention of abuse*  S hadn’t known that there were organizations dedicated to stopping domestic violence. She had assumed she would have to endure her abusive situation for years to come, and had only just learned about domestic violence organizations in the
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An interview with Mona Kafeel, Executive Director of the Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation. “Domestic violence is a deep-rooted issue that affects our family members, friends, colleagues, and many other members of our community. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, over 10 million adults experience domestic violence in the United States each year. To further discuss the impact this issue has on our communities, we spoke with Prosperity Now partner, Mona Kafeel, the Executive Director of the Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation, about the work
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This is a true account of one client’s journey, from surviving domestic violence to building a new future for herself. Identifying details have been modified or omitted to protect client confidentiality. *Trigger warning – mention of abuse*  W was raised to be a strong, confident, and self-sufficient woman. Her family had filled her childhood with love and creativity, providing her with a strong basis for adulthood. When she reached adulthood, she worked towards multiple degrees
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This is a true account of one client’s journey, from surviving hardship and family violence to building a new future for herself. Identifying details have been modified or omitted to protect client confidentiality. As a single parent, K dedicated her life to her son. She provided him with a home, an education, a foundation of ethics, love. She worked long hours and saved every penny to provide for him. When her son was young, she would often worry: How will we get
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