About AmalAmal ry is a social sector organization, whose purpose is to support and promote girls’ and womens wellbeing according to islamic values.
Behind the organization are muslim women from different professions, from whose shared dream the organization was founded. The organization was founded based on the need of activities and services, in which religion and spirituality are considered a part of a person’s overall wellbeing.
Amal ry makes use of the empowering effect of religion to increase and strengthen the involvement of girls and women in their own communities and in the society at large. The organization’s aim is to help girls and women to find suitable support services in different problem situations, to develop the support services offered to girls and women, and to influence the attitudes towards muslim women in the society.
Amal ry’s mission is to empower women and girls, to strengthen communality and sisterhood, and to be a trustworthy professional source in special issues related to muslim women. We want to give the feeling of safety and to create hope.
Our valuesCommunality We create spaces for girls and women to meet each other.
We strengthen communality through peer experience.
Credibility Our organization’s work is based on trustworthiness.
Credibility is be achieved by being worthy of being trusted (arabic. amaanah).
We create safe spaces to discuss even the difficult subjects with appreciation and trust.
Sisterhood Sisterhood is our power and our connection.
Through sisterhood we support each other in moments of sadness and happiness.
Shared identity brings fellowship and strengthens sisterhood between women.
Bravery We are brave and strong muslim women.
Our courage comes from our faith.
We have the courage to be ourselves, without hiding out faith.
Faith Faith (iman) is the foundation of our work.
We cherish belief as a power that connects and makes us push forward.
We consider faith and spirituality as a tool to empowerment.
Our purposeOur purpose is to better the prerequisites of girls and women to act on different levels of the society. Importance of peer support is highlighted and strongly present in our work.
We support girls and women through guidance and counselling to find their own resources and to make their own decisions. We are not scholars of islam and we do not give religious rulings (fataawa).
Our organization offers guidance and counselling to muslim girls and women, and to others who specifically want support based on islamic values. The organisation holds for example weekly peer gatherings, during which is possible to seek one on one guidance and counselling. You can get service- and social advicing holistically considering your situation and your wishes and needs.
You can also send us questions by email. We try our best to respond to your contact attempt in a week.
Amal ry`s HelplineAmal ry`s Helpline is meant for women all ages, who seek guidance, counseling or discussion support about different challenges in life. The bases of these services is on religious, professional and confidential peer support. Helpline is also based on Amal Ry:s values and principles.
We will listen and give guidance and support in finding accurate services. Possibility to also call anonymously.
Mondays 14 - 16.00
Call: 045 78318555
Thursdays 11 -13.00
Call: 045 78326307
Saturdays 12 - 14.00
Call: 045 78347815
(Somali, Finnish, English)
Video about our religiously conscious community work.