Domestic Violence Awareness Week 2013

Monday – Advertising Campaign
Time & Place: All day, 25 Bus, London
Route number 25, the West Ham depot covering various locations in East London. An impactful and hard to ignore statement will be made, targeting the audience which we anticipate to reach out to

Tuesday – Nour On Your Streets
Time & Place: All day at Whitechapel Road.
Outreach programme designed to engage with the public, in order to re-awaken the issue that’s been buried under the carpet for far too long – domestic violence, and to let them know exactly why their contribution is important!

Wednesday – Home Sweet Home/Twitter Campaign
Time & Place: www.nour-dv.org.uk, 8pm
A narrative video highlighting real cases which Nour receives, followed by a Twitter campaign to involve the wider audience and engage with them, spreading the awareness of this issue and the detrimental effects it has to the victims.

Thursday – Romance Vs Violence (Webinar)
Time & Place: 7pm at www.nour-dv.org.uk
Join Sheikh Yaser Birjas in a powerful, awakening and influential seminar regarding the concept of maintaining a peaceful environment at home and The prophetic ways of treating spouses – looking at verbal and physical abuse.
More details here.

Friday – Domestic Violence Khutbah
Time & Place: 1pm, Masaajid
Across London and beyond insha’Allah, we would like to get more masaajid involved this year in our khutbah event. This is so the khutbah can be delivered in as many masaajid as possible, ensuring that no matter where we go, we will all be given a wake-up call about this corrupted behaviour. Again, if you are able to get your local Imaam to participate, please contact us at [email protected] inshaAllaah, and we will respond with further information which can be sent to them.

Saturday – An Evening With Nour
Time & Place: 5pm – 8pm, D’Gaf, 11 Leytonstone Road, Stratford, London E15 1JA
A Ladies only night, where talented poets will take to the stage, to express their thoughts on domestic violence, highlighting this taboo issue, followed by survivor stories and an auction of many fantastic items.
More details here.

Sunday – Empowering Women
Time & Place: 10am– 4pm, The Jaganori Centre, 183-185 Whitechapel Rd, London, E1 1DN
Nour presents a free session for women only, delivered by our qualified counsellor Khalida Haque. Topics which will discussed:
- Introductions and Intentions
- Self Esteem: What is it?
- Self Esteem and Domestic Violence: Relationship between the two.
- Exploration of safety whilst in a violent relationship
More details here.

For more information please contact: [email protected]

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