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  • A glimpse of Islam's great concern for women

    1- When the religion of Islam was revealed to the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) it was the custom of the people of the pre-Islamic era to hate and detest women. Allaah, The Exalted, Says (what means): {And when one of them is informed of [the birth of] a female, his face becomes dark, and he suppresses grief.} [Quran 16: 58] They disdained.. More

  • How to Deal with Inevitable Divorce

    Question I am going through a terrible time. My husband filed for a divorce from me. My family tried through many means and people to make reconciliation. His family keeps saying no. They do not even answer the phone. Sadly we also have a small son, and my husband and his family clearly do not care about him. And there is no good reason for the divorce.. More

  • Seeking Knowledge

    It has become one of the sources of social pride and the characteristics of civilized families and high classes to send their daughters without a Mahram (non-marriageable male) to study in a foreign country. They imbue this act with a religious form and say that the Prophet, sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said: “Seeking knowledge is an obligation.. More

  • A Call for Harmony and Cordiality Between the Spouses

    Marital happiness resembles the honey produced by two bees; the greater their efforts are, the sweeter it will be. There is ‎no doubt that marital happiness is the ‎responsibility of both spouses and this necessitates the existence of ‎love between them.‎ At the same time, we say that the happy house does not only depend on ‎love,.. More

  • Mother Wants Daughter to Travel without Mahram

    Question Assalamu alaykum! My mum went to work in Saudi Arabia for a year, and she wants to go back in the future as she likes it there and has made good friends. She asked me to get a qualification and accompany her in the future so that she would not be lonely. I feel pressured as though I may make a mistake and listen to her in things that she.. More

  • It’s about time

    Since the beginning of time, someone else has been controlling your time, or rather your timeliness. When we were younger, our parents determined when we got to school and how early or late we were. They helped us to dress and get ready, and we were under their control. Then, as we got older, we gained some of our own independence, but then, many women.. More

  • Malicious Allegations Against Hijab – IV

    The seventh allegation: Many people quote an argument which indicates ignorance about the proofs behind Hijab (Islamic covering) as well as ignorance about the consensus of the scholars of the different schools of jurisprudence, that it is obligatory to cover the face at times when temptation and corruption are widespread. Undoubtedly, our current.. More

  • Malicious Allegations Against the Hijab - III

    Someone may say, "Wearing the Hijab (Islamic covering) approved by the Sharee‘ah (Islamic legislation) while satisfying all its conditions in those countries where women do not wear the Hijab in this manner, or do not wear it at all, features seeking fame and this is disapproved under Sharee‘ah." Refutation: The essential reason.. More

  • Malicious Allegations Against Hijab – II

    The third allegation: A woman may say, "I am embarrassed to wear the Sharee‘ah-approved Hijab (wearing an outer garment which descends from above the head to cover the whole body including the face and other parts of the body)." It should be said to such a woman: when the non-observant people boast of their acts of disobedience and.. More

  • Malicious Allegations Against Hijab – I

    It is well known that the struggle between mankind and the devil is an old one, which will continue until Allah The Almighty inherits the earth and everything on it. The devil exploits man's weaknesses and uses them in enticing him, inspiring impermissible hopes and wishes in him and whispering to him until man finally responds to him and does what.. More

  • Hijab is not a personal choice

    Contrary to whatever you may believe, Hijab (Islamic covering) is not a free personal choice. As a Muslim woman,you are not free; you are a slave of Allah The Almighty. What is the relationship between freedom and uncovering parts of your body, adorning yourself, and uncovering your face? Does the belief that 'beauty of the soul is the real beauty'.. More

  • Your faith is your key to happiness

    ‘Aa‘ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, was once asked, “Who is the best of women?” She answered, “She who does not use foul language, who is unaware of men’s cunningness (so she does not become their rival), and whose heart is occupied with nothing but adorning herself for her husband and caring for her children.” .. More

  • Priceless Gems: Advice for Women from the Prophet

    • The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "If a woman performs the five (obligatory) prayers, fasts the month (of Ramadan), maintains her chastity and obeysher husband, it will be said to her (on the Day of Judgment), 'Enter Paradise from whichever gate you like'." [Ibn Hibban] [Al-Albani: Saheeh] • The.. More

  • Safety tips for Muslim women

    As Muslims and their institutions become targets of harassment in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attack, Muslim women, especially those who dress Islamically, have become major targets. Reports of Muslim women being yelled at, threatened, having their Hijabs pulled off and having guns pointed at them have surfaced. It is necessary that the.. More

  • The Inherent Differences Between Man and Woman - II

    Here is a set of features with which men and women have been characterized: From among the rulings assigned to men, a mention may be made of the following: • Men are in charge of the household in general and of preserving, caring and safeguarding virtue, holding back vice and protecting those under their guardianship from evil. They are also.. More

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