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Nour Bucket Collection (January 2012)

In the last three weeks, Nour hit the tube stations and made public appeals for not only donations, but also support. All in all, was a great success Alhamdulillah. We were privileged to encounter and speak to many people from different walks of lif
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The Death Of My Tears

My emotions live only to be harmed I want none other but you and yet I want you not the same Silently confiding my sadness in you from a distance How my eyes long for the affection now concealed behind a demeanour so cold As I relieve the nights
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Nour and Inter Faith Week

MINAB (The Mosques and Imams National Advisory Board) opened the floor to different backgrounds of faiths coming together in discussing and raising awareness of domestic abuse. Nour attended this discussion to see how we can collectively tackle this
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Sometimes my mind wonders

Sometimes I think how different life would be if my father wasn’t a stranger in our own home; If only he worked to build our relationship; If only I could be in awe of him the way many are in awe of their fathers; If I could talk to him; hug him; h
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The winter blues and all its hues

Feeling blue...not the same as wearing blue but feeling alone, empty and numb. At times you feel very blue and at times it is just the smallest tint of blue, but you are not alone so despair not. Winter approaches us, and along comes the cycle of sea
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The Golden Runway (Review)

‘The Golden Runway,’ with no pun intended, was literally golden! Nour held a fundraising event on Sunday the 23rd October 2011 at Tarling Community Centre; the golden fashion show was packed and truly golden. From stunning mocktails, chocolate f
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Seized

Stood up to wear a sentiment-proof vest, Walked away with pride locked safe in your chest, Where before on the soil of this battle you fought, You buried your heart, and brought forth the force of your thoughts, She prayed You buried your though
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Holding On (Survivor Story) | Part 2

I do not know where the anger came from, suddenly I went crazy. I went to get knife to kill myself and my unborn child. The police came and my father got scared, he told my in laws to leave. I used my anger to take action. I did not leave my family h
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Holding On (Survivor Story) | Part 1

Dear sisters, Your recent article on the effect of domestic violence on children touched a raw nerve. I want to break my silence and loyalty to my family and anonymously share with you and others the effects of physical and mental abuse it had on me
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Eid Fusion (Review)

Keeping the Eid spirit high NOUR held a ladies only fundraiser event, so that women can get involved in a way they would love and that was shopping. To get the buckets full and heavy the fundraiser sold some very popular mocktails mashAllah, lovely h
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