Nour is a charity which aims to engage the public, and especially the minority muslim communities, to become aware and take action against this silent yet prevalent social injustice – domestic violence.
We believe it is important to be pro-active rather than reactive. At Nour we also have a strong Islamic ethos and seek to condemn domestic violence using Islamic literature from both the Quran and the prophetic teachings. This is important in communities where there is a general but widespread misconception that Islam advocates domestic violence.
We are currently able to offer access to Islamic advisors, professional advisors and legal advisors.
Dubbed the "voice of a generation," Boonaa Mohammed is a critically acclaimed award winning writer and performer with accolades including a playwright residency at Theatre Passe Muraille, a short story published in a Penguin Canada anthology called "Piece by Piece" and various slam poetry titles credits including winner of the 2007 CBC Poetry Face-Off "Best New Artist" award.
Nour is a charity set up to act as a voice for those who are unable to stand up against domestic violence. We aim to serve as a platform for the victims of such violence through education and raising awareness, with a particular focus on the usage of Islamic literature to condemn such acts.
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* Constant fear of your partner
* The feeling of helplessness or emotionless
* Believing you deserve to be mistreated
* Your partner continuously humiliates/yells/criticises you
* Ill treatment which you’re embarrassed to disclose to your friends/family
* Your partner blames you for their own abusive behaviour
* Partner possessing an unpredictable temper
* Partner always tries to control you
If you or somebody you know is suffering from domestic violence then there is help available. At Nour, we are currently able to provide you with access to Islamic Advisors, Legal Advisors and also have a team of Professional Advisors who can offer health related advice including counselling and psychological support.
Please use our Advisors Contact Form to contact any of our advisors.
If you are currently in danger then this is a case of emergency and you should call 999 for ambulance, police or both.