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“It’s all your fault! You deserved it!”

“It’s all your fault! You deserved it!” The above words are commonly heard by victims of domestic abuse. And according to these words, it is they who are responsible for the actions of the abuser. I’m sure there are a number of “you what!
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Sexual Violence in Fashion Editorials

I have often found myself questioning how fashion magazines sometimes feature women in compromising poses, some which I find more worrying than others. I have found and selected three images, all taken from popular magazines of models being strangled
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Tafseer Surah 4:34 – Does Islam really allow wife beating?

Perhaps the most commonly misquoted and misunderstood verse of the Holy Qu’ran is Surah 4:34. Many muslims and non-muslim misinterpretate this verse. In this article we shall study the meaning of this verse by explaining the crucial arabic word
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Nour Responds to Panorama’s Secrets of Britain’s Sharia Councils

The BBC, through secret filming, has found that Shari'ah courts are not helping women in domestic violent situations. The Telegraph states: "85 councils operating in mosques and houses across the country has revealed that the courts, which are run b
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Domestic Violence Khutbah (2013)

Assalaamu ‘alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, Below is the list of masaajid who have said they will contribute to this event by delivering a khutbah on domestic violence on Friday the 22nd of March 2013:
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Maintaining Tawakkul and Aborting Perils

Sometimes accepting what Allah has decided for us is hard; very hard for those who have been in trials and tribulations for a lengthy period. This is not one of those articles which accentuates that this is the will of Allah and you must be patient t
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New Year, New Beginings

Bismillah Walhamdulillah Was Salaatu Was Salaam ‘ala Rasulillah As-Salaam Alaikum Wa-Rahmatullahi Wa-Barakatuhu It is with great honour that I have become a Patron with such an amazing and relevant organization such as "Nour Domestic Violence,"
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300 Drive

Dear Reader, By the time you complete reading this short message over 2-3 lives of women would have been lost from cases of domestic violence; millions of women in the UK will be suffering from domestic related issues. 1 in 4 women in the UK suffer
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Averting Anger

Dear Reader, Nour has delivered empowering sessions, as promised, on healthy marital lifestyles. This may not solve all cases of domestic violence, but at least it aims to tackle the roots to prevent its occurrence, as it is better than cure. One of
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A Triggered Memory

I never thought one man would have the ability to affect so many peoples’ lives, yet still be able to get away with it. I never thought one man could ruin so many peoples’ lives, yet still be able to live happily; these people ... are who he call
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