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Types of
Family Violence

From casually humiliating a child, to punching a spouse you think isn't listening, violence in families hurts.

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Hear Our Stories

Courageous survivors are breaking their silence about harm at the heart of our community. You can't turn your back when you know.

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Healthy Relationships

Healthy families grow from sound relationships. Marriage can be a means of personal, emotional, and spiritual growth.

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Unhealthy Relationships

The signs of abusive relationships aren't always this obvious, but learning to recognize them is the first step toward healing.

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Protect the Children

Children raised in unhealthy families may be damaged for life. Learn how to protect our children.

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Effective Parenting

Effective parenting is a vital part of our religion. Explore our resources for ideas about raising healthy children with sound Islamic identities, values, and character.

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  • 1 Types of Family Violence
  • 2 Hear Our Stories
  • 3 Healthy Relationships
  • 4 Unhealthy Relationships
  • 3 Protect the Children
  • 5 Parenting Resources

Stop family violence now!

Family violence is a global issue that affects everyone. Project Sakinah is an initiative of Dar al Islam. It is an effort to stimulate awareness and action in the Muslim community to WAKE UP to the reality of the harm being done to our families, to learn to SPEAK UP in order to break the silence that surrounds the issue, and to TEAM UP with others to work to change our condition.

<a title="#MyJihad Social Media Campaign " target="_blank" href="http://projectsakinah.org/Take-Action/Join-the-Campaign/-MyJihad-Social-Media-Campaign-October-2014">#MyJihad Social Media Campaign </a>

#MyJihad Social Media Campaign

Project Sakinah is proud to be partnering during the month of March with MyJihad in a social media campaign against domestic violence, child abuse, and for healthy marriages and effective parenting. It’s your chance to tweet your support, so please join us and declare your jihad to reclaim our Prophet’s example for peaceful families. Click here here for more details.

<a title="United in Purple for Aasiyas Everywhere" href="http://projectsakinah.org/News-Events/Events#AasiyaSFPurple" target="_blank">National Webinar: United in Purple for Aasiyas Everywhere</a>

National Webinar: United in Purple for Aasiyas Everywhere

This year marks 5 years to Sr. Aasiya Zubair’s death at the hands of her husband. On Saturday, February 15, attend this webinar and find out what four leading groups of Muslim activists are doing to address domestic violence, and how you can get involved. More details here.

<a target="_blank" href="/ResourcesTools/DirectoryofServices.aspx">Project Sakinah’s Directory of Services</a>

Project Sakinah’s Directory of Services

includes individuals and organizations who provide services to families in need, including counseling, shelter, community outreach, legal, medical and religious services. We ask everyone to help us by entering information about your local resources. This might save another family from breaking apart. Please add a resource add a resource now.

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Umm Junaid's Story

I am sharing this story with you now, because I did not share this story with the proper authorities when it happened. I did not call the police when my ex-husband put his hands around my neck and terrorized me and my children.
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“Cope” - by Isra

When one lives in the solitude of their own mind it can lead them to believe there is no hope, no future, and ultimately no point. When they’ve been told time and again that no one would help or that their life and struggles meant nothing, it becomes easy to fake that smile, the carefree attitude, and quietly slip back into the abyss of sadness once they’re alone again. More....

   

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