677 fatwas

  • Stage three-science book teaches sex education Date: 4-8-2002

    I am 13 years old, yesterday I got a key stage three science book and as soon I opened the book, it shows you about growth and how humans develop, and it tell you what happens to boys and girls at the age of puberty and how babies come. So it is really sex education. Should I read it or skip the page? I have not started yet; I just took a quick glance... More

  • Help for son (6 months) and husband to be good Muslims Date: 31-7-2002

    I have a baby boy 6 months old. My biggest wish is that he will be a good Muslim. Can I start now to do something that will help him in the future to be a good Muslim? For example, read Qur'an for him? And I am also afraid for my husband, because he is not following the rules of Islam. I want to help both of them. Is this possible?.. More

  • Marital problems and visitation rights Date: 23-7-2002

    I am a Muslim from Mauritius which is a non-Islamic State. I contracted Nikah and from that was born a baby girl. Following a minor incident with my mother, my wife rang her father it was agreed that my wife and my baby would stay for three days at her parents' place. After the said period my father-in-law informed me that my wife and my baby will not.. More

  • Women remaining pregnant upto 18 months Date: 17-7-2002

    I have two questions:Is there any mention in the Holy Qur'an that women can remain pregnant up to 18 months?.. More

  • Reward for raising child with abnormalities Date: 9-7-2002

    I got pregnant 2 years ago and my baby was diagnosed with several abnormalities and the doctors recommended abortion. Al-Hamdulillah, my husband and I did not listen to them and kept the baby who turned out to be a wonderful and healthy baby. He is now 16 months old but he is a dwarf, very short. My heart breaks every time I look at him and just.. More

  • Islamic rules for adoption Date: 6-7-2002

    What are the Islamic rules of adopting a child? My uncle and aunt have adopted a female child, as they do not have children. When this child attains puberty can my uncle see her or talk to her or be alone with her in a room as she is not her real daughter? Can she inherit property? What are other necessary steps to be taken? Hope you will answer these.. More

  • Wife does not take care of husband's children by previous marriage Date: 3-7-2002

    I married a second wife from my country and who agreed when I married her to look after my 3 kids from a previous marriage, but now she is not doing what she agreed to do. I must say she does every thing a wife should with her husband, but not for my children. We have two lovely daughters from her and third is coming. My plan is send my wife back home.. More

  • Teaching three year old son about Islam Date: 2-7-2002

    I would like to know how teach my three years old son Islam. I am a Muslim and I do every thing I know about my religion. I live in Spain. I am writing from a pubic center. It is really hard and complicated task. I do need help... More

  • Abrar as a girl's name Date: 17-6-2002

    Isha Allah within these days I will receive a new baby girl, and we choose for her the name "Abrar" but some people informed me that this name may be not good because it may enter in the verse [53: 32]? Is the name "Abrar" is good or not?.. More

  • Wife seeking Islamic divorce through English courts Date: 16-6-2002

    After 11 years of marriage my wife has asked for a divorce through the English courts. We have three children: boy aged 8 and 12 and a girl age 14. Now she is asking through her lawyers for an Islamic Talaaq. What are her and my rights regarding children custody maintenance for her, etc.?.. More

  • Using money for Al-Aqiqa Date: 12-6-2002

    I have 9 kids and I want to make the "al-Aqiqah" my oldest child is 20.I live here in the US. Can I send the money for it to Palestine or for poor people in Egypt, (my country) instead of sacrificing sheep?.. More

  • Non-Muslims caring for Muslim children Date: 13-5-2002

    Is it allowed for a non-Muslim to take care of Muslim children, i.e. friend who is non-Muslim or housemaid who is non-Muslim? Also, is it allowed for a non-Muslim to look after Muslim children when there is an older Muslim lady in the house at the same time, who might be in another room from them?.. More

  • Teaching children prayer and Qur'an Date: 13-5-2002

    When must we teach our children how to pray and to read Qur'an?.. More

  • The name "Aazar" Date: 4-5-2002

    Could you please tell me the meaning and history of the name "Aazar" and if it is good Muslim name? I think this was the name of Prophet Abraham's (Peace and blessings be upon him) father, is it true? Please make sure the above name is "Aazar" not "Azhar"... More

  • Child born of Zina Date: 20-4-2002

    I live in USA and I lived with a woman for 5 years without being married to her (she is not Muslim). During this time she got pregnant and we got a baby boy (she is his mother of course, and I'm his father). The day she delivered the boy she gave him her family name without asking me. I learned that later on, so he does not carry my name now. I tried.. More