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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

  • Woman before and after Islam

    Women in pre-Islamic civilizations Throughout the human history prior to Islam, women have been victimized and made to suffer too much. They endured unbearable deprivation, sorrow and oppression in all past civilizations. In other words, they were treated as if they were not human beings. The Greeks said regarding a woman: She is like a poisonous.. More

  • How Islam Has Protected the Rights of Woman - II

    17- Islam even protects the lives of polytheistic women by forbidding their being killed in wars. It was narrated on the authority of Ibn ‘Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, that he said, “A woman was found killed during one of the battles led by the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, thereupon he, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, forbade.. More

  • How Islam Has Protected the Rights of Woman - I

    There are many proofs to confirm the fact that Islam is the real emancipator of the woman or the female from her slavery. To make this more evident, we will clarify how Islam protects the rights of the woman from the time she is a fetus in her mother's womb until she dies and meets her Lord. 1- Islam preserves the woman’s rights before her birth.. More

  • The amazing potential of Muslim women

    Muslim women have the potential to benefit the Ummah (nation) in many diverse ways. The Ummah is suffering immensely in this present age and both Muslim men and Muslim women need to rise up to the challenge and help to re-establish its glory. There is much work to be done and there is no time to waste. A look at some examples in history will elucidate.. More

  • The Status of Muslim Women in Communal Life

    The status of the Muslim woman in Islam is very noble and lofty, and she has a great influence on the life of every Muslim in her community. Indeed, a Muslim woman is the initial teacher who contributes towards building a righteous society, provided that she follows the guidance of the Book of Allah and the Sunnah (tradition) of His Prophet, sallallaahu.. More

  • Women's Inheritance Laws in Judaism and Christianity

    What is the stance of the Jewish and Christian scriptures on women’s inheritance? We can say that the stance of the Christians is summarized in this statement in Mathew [5: 17] where it says, “17Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.” This indicates.. More

  • Status of Women before Islam

    To judge the status of women in Islam, we must know their status in the religions and nations that preceded Islam. Then, we will discuss her status under Islam given that there is a long period of time between us and the time of the Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. Before Islam, the status of the woman was degraded and base in.. More

  • Women's Liberation Movement: A Critical Look - II

    The women's liberation movement has a long history. Since its early stages until today, it looks at the individual, not the family, as the constituent unit of the society, which leads to a decreasing affiliation to the familial structure. Due to this social perspective, the woman loses her role as a wife, mother, sister, or daughter, and the man loses.. More

  • Women's Liberation Movement: A Critical Look - I

    The call for women's liberation differs in its implicit sense from its outward form. On the surface, it is characterized by magnanimity and freedom of opinion; however, it intrinsically entails spreading corruption and vice. The calls of the people who want to westernize our societies keep changing constantly, their premises differ, their methods renew,.. More

  • Women's Issues between westernization and Islam

    Woman's issues and the internationalization of values Since the beginning of Amin's call, a century has passed during which the Western and Islamic worlds achieved extensive progress throughout the course of social, cultural and intellectual transformations. The interval between what was known as the call to liberate the Muslim woman in the past and.. More

  • Western women and marriage

    I am a psychiatrist and my job allows me to see the other face of our societies and mix with different types of people - both men and women. The nature of those who work in specializations such as mine necessitates caring for people’s problems. One of us may be walking down the street and notice things that passers by do not take notice of. I.. More

  • How Islam Protected the Rights of Woman - III

    42- Islam protects the rights of the woman with regards to her health as it exempts her from fasting if she is breast-feeding or pregnant. 43- Islam protects the right of the woman in her bequest in the sense that she has the right to make a bequest of what she leaves after her death as shown in the statement of Allah The Almighty (which means): {After.. More

  • Liberation or deception?

    When Islam came, women were in a humiliated state; they led a painful, wretched life with no rights and obligations that surpassed their abilities.A woman would spend her entire life, from her cradle to the grave, in misery and suffering. If she happened to escape being a victim of female infanticide, as was the custom of the times, her life ahead was.. More

  • A woman's femininity

    Islam appreciates the woman’s femininity Woman is an integral part of man because of her femininity, just as he is an integral part of her. The man and woman are neither opponents nor rivals. Rather, they help each other to attain perfection with regard to their personality and gender. The norms that have been set by Allah The Almighty imply.. More