About Amal

The Amal Women's Association (or Amal for short) is Muslim women led civil society group.

We're providing front line services to Muslim women, and women with a connection to the Muslim community nationwide.

 Our Mission 

To advance the human rights, health, safety, participation, and dignity of Muslim and non-Muslim women in Ireland.  

Our Vision

 Ireland where all women, particularly Muslim women can access the services they need and fully participate in society free from the threat of violence, from poverty, racism, discrimination and stigma.  

Our Aim

To provide culturally specific services for women and children from Muslim and non-Muslim backgrounds in Ireland 

Our Values 

Based in human rights and social justice. We believe that women are powerful and should live with dignity and respect.

We believe that no woman should live with abuse of any kind or under the threat of violence. We believe in the cultural and religious rights of women and their families to access services that meet their needs.

We believe that women can change the world

Amal Women’s Association (Amal) is a Dublin based Muslim women’s organisation. Established in 2013 we provide a range of supports and services to vulnerable Muslim women and their families. 

Amal women Association is a Company Limited by Guarantee (CLG) with registration number: 591330

The organisation first emerged in response to the needs of Muslim women experiencing gender based violence who were accessing classes and other services in the Dublin Mosque.

A number of women volunteering with the Islamic Foundation of Ireland recognized the need to create a separate entity to respond to complex issues that women faced. The organisation that emerged, Amal is a women-led, civil society organisation. We exist to respond to the needs to women of all faiths and none but with a particular focus on women who come from a Muslim background.

Amal provides a culturally appropriate service for women. We support women to access mainstream services like health, mental health, family support and immigration support services.

We support mainstream services to understand and work with women and families from Muslim backgrounds.

We first set up in 2013 our service and has expanded. You can read about the many areas of our work elsewhere on the website. 

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