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  • Women's inheritance laws in Islam

    Concerning inheritance, Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {For men is a share of what the parents and close relatives leave, and for women is a share of what the parents and close relatives leave, be it little or much -- an obligatory share.} [Quran 4:7] Thus, Allah The Almighty assigned a known share of inheritance to women and men. Commenting.. More

  • Woman and her Economic Status in Islam

    Under Islam, the woman is given the same economic freedom as the man. This freedom is legally defined as the person’s ability to be an owner and to have legal protection for his/her ownership. This is a human right that has been acknowledged in all constitutions and ideologies except communism. According to the majority of the scholars and historians,.. 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

  • The woman’s educational status in Islam

    Islam is a religion that is closely related to science, acquiring knowledge, learning and teaching. It is enough to remember that the first word in the constitution of Islam – the Quran - that regulates Muslims’ life and legislates for them is…“Read…” In principle, seeking knowledge is a duty upon every Muslim.. 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

  • A Visit to the Hospital

    The modesty issue is probably the single biggest obstacle Muslim women will encounter in the hospital. Each time Yasmine, an American-born revert to Islam, remembers giving birth to her fourth child, she cringes and describes the experience as "pure torture"—not because of the pain of the labor and delivery, but because of how she was.. 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

  • Women's Rights of Inheritance in Islam - II

    Despite all the rights that are granted by the Islamic Sharee‘ah (Islamic legislation) to women in all fields of life and despite the fact that most of these rights were not granted to women all over the world except after great efforts exerted globally, many of those who are prejudiced against Islam use the rule of inheritance “for the.. More

  • Women's Rights of Inheritance in Islam - I

    In the pre-Islamic civilizations, women were denied any right to inheritance, so that money and property would not be transferred to her from her husband.Only mature, elder sons were entitled to inheritance, since they were the ones who foughtand defended their tribe in times of war. In the Sharee‘ah (Islamic legislation), the issues of inheritance.. More

  • Financial Rights of Women

    In Islam, greater financial security is assured for women. Women in Islam have been given more financial security, as compared to the men. They are entitled to receive marital gifts, to keep present and future properties and income for their own security. No married woman is required to spend a penny from her property and income on the household. She.. More

  • A woman’s financial resources in Islam

    As the title’s specific nature indicates, in writing about a woman’s financial resources, I must not be vague, for every source is substantiated by evidence from the Quran, which Allah The Almighty described, as Saying (what means): "Falsehood cannot approach it from before it or from behind it; [it is] a revelation from [a Lord Who.. More

  • Examples of women's rights Islam – I

    Islam is the true liberator of women. It has preserved the rights of a woman from the time she is a mere fetus in her mother's womb till the time she is laid down in her grave. Even after that: 1- If a woman is divorced during pregnancy, the father is obligated to support the mother while she is pregnant. 2- Islam protected the rights of a woman.. More

  • The woman's freedom in Islam

    Islam has granted women a great position and exalted their status, as irrefutably proved in the Quran, Sunnah and through incidents in the biography of the Rightly-Guided Caliphs. If the condition of women has deteriorated in recent times, it is only because of the influence of customs and traditions that have nothing to do with the Sharee'ah. Contrary.. More

  • Widows and society

    The husband has died and everyone surrounds the wife consoling and comforting her. Once the days of giving condolences are over, the woman finds herself alone, confronting her tragedy and her new responsibility. Additionally, a new kind of suffering begins, that is, the society's critical look at her for being without a husband. She is held accountable.. More

  • The girl is like the boy: A slogan often raised but not applied - I

    When the mother goes out to work or to get something for the house, she directs her advice to her daughter, or perhaps even commands her, to prepare the breakfast for her brothers, tidy up the house, and look after the young siblings, in addition to a list of commands. The mother never thinks of directing even a single command to her son. She continues.. More