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  • Practical benefits of breastfeeding

    Allah Almighty Says (what means): "…His mother carried him, [increasing her] in weakness upon weakness, and his weaning is in two years. Be grateful to Me and to your parents; to Me is the [final] destination." [Quran 31: 14] In this article, we will shed light on some facts discovered by modern medicine and study that confirm the.. More

  • The phenomenon of spinsterhood -II

    One of the main reasons for the spread of this phenomenon is that some parents oppressively prevent their daughters from marrying suitable young men, despite the fact that the Prophet,sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "If a man whose religion and manners you approve of comes to you (proposing to your daughter), then give her in marriage.. More

  • Women's liberation through Islam - I

    Today people think that women are liberated in the West and that the women's liberation movement began in the 20th century. Actually, the women's liberation movement was not begun by women but was revealed by Allah (God) to a man in the seventh century by the name of Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam. The Quran and the Traditions of the Prophet,.. More

  • Protecting our children from sexual abuse – I

    Whether you are living in a non-Muslim country or in a Muslim country, Muslims need to know how to protect their children from sexual abuse.Sexual abuse (in general) is on the rampage. Of course the statistics of Western/European countries is growing at an alarming rate. One out of every three girls and one out of every six boys will be sexually abused.. More

  • The rights of the wife upon her husband

    Financial rights The wife is naturally entitled for food, clothing, housing and other related items with expenses to be born by the husband. This natural right has been given by Allah Almighty to the wife based on the following verse from the Glorious Quran (which means): “Mothers may breastfeed their children two complete years for whoever wishes.. More

  • Advice to women regarding marriage – I

    Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with him, reported that the Prophet sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said: “If a man whose religious commitment and moral conduct you approve of proposes for marriage to your daughter, then marry her to him; otherwise, trials will prevail and great corruption will spread upon the earth.” [At-Tirmithi.. More

  • Advice to women regarding marriage – II

    What to do upon receiving a proposal: The young woman should pray Istikhaarah (i.e., the Prayer of Guidance) and not to ask others to pray it on her behalf, as some women do, as this is a baseless act and an innovation in the religion. Furthermore, she should seek the advice of trustworthy people and inquire about the person. Imaam Ahmad, may Allah.. More

  • Family Disintegration – III

    Neglecting one's family and failing to give them enough to suffice their needs results in them leaving their homes in order to find a source of income, and in many cases it leads to women committing adultery; there are many real life stories proving this, and in these cases it is not sexual desire that pushed the woman to indulge in this immorality.. More

  • Family Disintegration – II

    Furthermore, drugs are one of the reasons behind family disintegration. This is a dangerous disease that has affected a lot of the youth nowadays. Our enemies have spread drugs and on account of our youth not being brought up Islamically, this explosion of drugs is but a natural result. Also, unemployment forces young men to deal with drugs to make.. More

  • Domestic violence against women in the West – II

    England: · 1 in 4 women may experience violence in their relationships with men (Women's Aid Federation [England] report, 1992) · Severe, repeated and systematic violence occurs in at least 5 of every hundred marriages in Britain;Between 40 and 45% of murdered women are killed by their male partners; Between 1 of every 2 women are murdered.. More

  • Domestic violence against women in the West – I

    Where does the western woman stand in scale of humanity and who represents her? Are they represented by the artificial ladies of Hollywood who appear on the TV screens, who are suppressed by the massive work load and by men? When comparing two different cultures, can a real study be made in order to compare between.. More

  • Children’s Lying - I

    Outline: • The role of the family in teaching the child how to lie. • The role of the community in teaching the child how to lie. • The types of lying: 1) Lying due to imagination. 2) Lying due to misconception. 3) Lying by making false claims. 4) Lying to achieve a goal. 5) Lying to take revenge. 6) Lying as a protective measure. 7).. More

  • Children’s Lying - II

    The most common type of lie: Surveys show that the most common type of lie amongst children is the one used as a protective measure, with seventy percent (70%) of the children who lie doing it, while ten percent (10%) do it due to misconceptions and twenty percent (20%) due to revenge. The cure: Lying is a characteristic that a child gains and learns.. More

  • Bad relationships with Mothers in-law -I

    We often hear of problems that occur between women and their mothers in-law. The common conception among the masses is that the mother in-law is an evil person. Regardless of what she may do, or how kind she may be to her daughter in-law, her description remains as such -especially in the view of the daughter in-law. Many daughters in-law have forgotten.. More

  • Bad relationships with Mothers in-law -II

    We must feel for the mother in-law: Some mothers in-law have an unintended and uncontrollable feeling of rejection and resentment towards their daughters in-law. This could be caused by one of the following three reasons: First: The eldest son is a source of compassion and love which mothers benefit from, especially at old age; therefore, they would.. More

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