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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.

Monsters In the Closet - <br/>Domestic Violence From a Child's View

Monsters In the Closet -
Domestic Violence From a Child's View

A video clip portraying domestic violence from a child's point of view. You can help spread awareness simply by liking the clip and sharing it on your facebook.

Child Abuse/Domestic Violence PSA

Child Abuse/Domestic Violence PSA

Here's a powerful PSA regarding the impacts of domestic violence on the children who witness it. the video includes pictures drawn by children who have witnessed domestic violence in their home, and their feelings toward it. Witnessing domestic violence is an adverse childhoold experience that can impact the child for the rest of their lives.

Domestic Abuse in Public

Domestic Abuse in Public

This short video raises an issue worth thinking about. It is becoming more common (though still not common enough) for bystanders to intervene when they see abuse of women in public -- but sadly, abuse of men in public by women draws smiles. The Justice department reports a man is abused by a woman every 37 seconds in the Untied States. We must work to make sure our communities are safe for everyone.

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Domestic Violence & Children

 

 

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“Over” - by Isra

An innocent child, she tried to understand the pain that surrounded her. Resilient, as most children are, she played and laughed, but cried herself to sleep. ...More >>.

   

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