Search

Pioneering women run course in Plaistow mosque

09:00 22 January 2013

Khadija Yamin, left, Saliha Mian and Tehmina show some of the boards completed during the Nurturing course they took to improve their confidence as parents. Picture: Isabel Infantes

Khadija Yamin, left, Saliha Mian and Tehmina show some of the boards completed during the Nurturing course they took to improve their confidence as parents. Picture: Isabel Infantes

Archant

Two pioneering women finished running their first parenting course on Thursday from a mosque in Plaistow.

A group of muslim women received certificates after completing the first Nurturing course by Rukhshanda Asif and Amtul Gazala to improve their confidence as parents.A group of muslim women received certificates after completing the first Nurturing course by Rukhshanda Asif and Amtul Gazala to improve their confidence as parents.

Rukhshanda Asif and Amtul Gazala trained themselves with local charity Family Links and worked with the UK Islamic Mission to teach other women at the Masjid Ibrahim and Islamic Centre in Barking Road how to improve communication in their families, how to instil positive discipline, and how to boost their self-esteem – and that of their children.

A total of 10 women completed the 10-week Nurturing programme, said to be the first grassroots course of its kind in London.

Cllr Rohima Rahman, representing the Green Street East ward, attended a graduation ceremony to present certificates to women who completed their courses.

Co-organiser Rukhshanda said: “It was a great success and I think the women all found it really useful.”

She added: “It would be nice to run more courses in the future as I think it really helped to get people talking about family issues and listening to others’ ideas about nurturing in the home.”

0 comments

Latest Newham News Stories

31 minutes ago

A woman with ovarian cancer has teamed up with Stephen Timms to campaign for better awareness of the disease in parliament.

Stephen Timms
Yesterday, 18:00

Newham Council has been thanked by the government for supporting the resettlement of Syrian refugees.

Newham Council
Yesterday, 17:30

With just over three weeks to go until Christmas, Royal Mail is lending a helping hand to one of its special customers, Father Christmas.

Yesterday, 17:00

A youth worker-turned-director hopes to get young people to renounce crime with his new film when it premieres tomorrow.

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Cosmetics, toiletries, vitamins and more. Boots is the number one choice when it comes to purchasing daily essentials.

Read more

If you’re obsessed with Apple or just love a good gadget, this is a prize that will blow you away! An incredible £3,333 to spend on Apple goodies! How would you like to be the proud new owner of the Apple Watch?

Read more

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now