The blessed Prophet Muhammad is reported to have said:
"If one of you sees something wrong, let him change it with his hand; if he cannot, then with his tongue; if he cannot, then with his heart and this is the weakest faith."
In this section, you will find several ways to stop or prevent family violence. This might become a source of strengthening your faith, InshaAllah (God willing).
Many of us have noticed something unhealthy within our own or another's family, but have been unsure about what to do. It can be intimidating to speak up, but breaking the silence is important. Keeping silent excuses the abuse. Learn what to do to be safe and effective, by knowing how to help a friend, how to approach the issue, and where you can turn for help.
Project Sakinah is concerned with facilitating real change in our communities. When it comes to saving a life or a home, no action is a small action. If each one of us can consistently take even a few of the actions from the list below, we will have made a start toward changing the condition of our hearts with regard to this issue – and Allah does not change the condition of a people until they change what is in their hearts (Quran - 13:11)