The action-packed week, seen out with a bang, has come to a close; and in case you missed it, we’re here today to run through Domestic Violence Awareness Week insha’Allah.
RABAT, Morocco — The case of a 16-year-old girl who killed herself after she was forced to marry her rapist has spurred outrage among Morocco’s internet activists and calls for changes to the country’s laws.
An online petition, a Facebook page and countless tweets expressed horror over the suicide of Amina Filali, who swallowed rat poison on Saturday to protest her marriage to the man who raped her a year earlier.
Our charity is not black and white, its full of colours and to make the world a better place by doing the little that we do, we wanted a fun way of getting people involved especially artistic talents.
Alhamdulillah on Sunday 18th of March we were able to deliver an exhibition for all those who were involved in the competition. The exhibition was up for 2 weeks at the Departure Centre.
Ajmal Masroor is a relationship counsellor. He is a co-founder of Barefoot Institute which provides support for individuals and couples with relationship issues. He studied Politics and Arabic at SOAS, and was very active in student unions and Islamic Societies. His interests include learning about new cultures and world food, playing badminton, and reading based on history, society and politics. Masroor is a local imam, who leads Friday prayers weekly at different mosques in London.
Abdul-Malik initially studied Arabic language and Shariah under Shaykh S. M. Abdul-Qayum, the Imam and Khatib of the East London Mosque. He then studied Arabic and Shari’ah at the European College of Islamic Studies in France and then in Wales. He also spent some time studying under teachers in the Middle East, foremost amongst them were Shaykh Ahmad Hawwa in Jordan, with whom he studied Shafi’i Fiqh, and Shaykh Munir al-Jawwad Al-Tunisi in Syria, with whom he studied Arabic grammar. Currently in the UK he periodically studies hadith and other Islamic sciences under Shaykh Mohammad Akram Nadwi.
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 16th of March 2012:
As part of Domestic violence awareness week 2012, Sister Yasmin Mogahed delivered a powerful, awakening and influential seminar regarding the misunderstanding of sabr and the misconception that sabr equates to suffering in silence.
Nour’s very own counsellor and an imaam, Khalida Haque and Shahnawaz Haque appeared as guests on the Nihal Show today; speaking of Islam and Domestic Violence. Is there a relationship? Tune in below to find out..
We hit the streets with two aims:
 Awareness: A fundamental feature to bring DV to an end, thus we will be highlighting its occurrence to the Muslim community as well as extensively stressing the dire need to unite to tackle this issue.
 We will be filming the public, interviewing them and attaining their perspective of DV; giving us the platform to educate and inform them of any misconceptions. It would also allow us to document the perspectives held.
There was definitely a mix of opinions. Masha’Allah, all in all, we got a fantastic response! As it went so well, we have decided to do it again on another day in Tower Hamlets! So watch out for us! Here’s a sneak peak!