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Domestic violence is not specific to a particular religious group; Australian statistics indicate that one in six women experience physical or sexual violence from a current or former partner in their lifetime.
Despite this, several recent media reports have sensationalised domestic violence within the Muslim community, and often falsely linked it to Verse 4:34 in the Qur’an.
This misunderstanding has not only been perpetuated within the Australian community, it is also widely misunderstood in the Muslim community.
Read the full article on The Conversation.