Take Action

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 ways you can help to help stop or prevent family violence.

Break the cycle. Whether you are a victim, an abuser, a family member, or a concerned friend, you can do something to break the cycle of violence. Change is a process that takes time, and does not come easily. But it is vital you take action now before the situation becomes worse.

It can be intimidating to speak up, but breaking the silence is important. We may see something and be unsure about what to do. Keeping silent only enables the abuse. You are not alone.

Find out more about what you can do. Reach out in the community, help yourself, or help a friend or family member. If you are an abuser, learn what you can do to get help and break the pattern of abuse, it’s up to you.



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Project Sakinah
Dar al Islam
P.O. Box 180
Abiquiu, NM  87510