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Presidential Support for Veiled Lawyer Called to Nigerian Bar

Praises Pouring In for Muslim Veiled Lawyer Called to Bar

ABUJA – Acknowledging her strong determination, praises have started pouring in for the Nigerian veiled Muslim lawyer, Amasa Firdaus, for her successful call to bar after she had challenged the restriction on hijab during call-to-bar ceremony, Daily Post reported on July 10. In addition to many Muslims who have voiced out their admiration of Firdaus for …


An American Non-Muslim Hijabi Shares Her Story

I am an American non-Muslim woman who has chosen to wear the hijab. Yes, you did read that correctly! I am not conducting an experiment on what the hijab is like or trying to explore the lives of Muslims. I have made a permanent life decision to only show my face and hands while in …

5 Hijab Tips in Summer

Wearing Hijab in Summer – 5 Useful Tips

The summer months often prove to be an added test to those who adorn hijab. Not only does the weather make a person more inclined to wear less, it also brings new questions from those intrigued by women who cover in the heat. How can sisters find strength during this time?

Remembering My First Summer as a New Muslim

Remembering My First Summer as a New Muslim

I remember my first summer as a Muslim. It wasn’t that long after I converted, and I was barely into the transition phase. I knew that hijab is obligatory, but I was definitely not ready to tell my family and the world what I had just recently discovered myself.

Hijab OK’d for Muslim Barred from Call to Bar

Hijab OK’d for Muslim Barred from Call to Bar

LAGOS – A female law student barred from Nigeria’s call to bar in 2017 for wearing the Muslim head covering has been asked to attend the 2018 ceremony. Anadolu Agency reported on June 21. Firdaus Amasa was denied access to the call to bar ceremony in Abuja, the capital city of the Muslim West African …

6 Tips For Surviving the Summer Sizzle

6 Tips For Surviving the Summer Sizzle

Staying cool in the summer sun is essential for your body and mind. How else will you maintain a full and busy schedule? There are several ways to keep cool this summer while also dressing modestly.


My Teen Daughter Took off Her Hijab!

In this counseling answer: “I would kindly suggest taking her out for lunch somewhere nice and quiet insha’Allah, and casually bring up the subject of Ramadan. When you talk with her, try not to be judgmental, it will only push her away further. Inquire if she has had a change of heart regarding Islam ad her faith. This may …

Husband's Family Expects Me to Wear Hijab

Husband's Family Expects Me to Wear Hijab

In this counseling answer: • If you wear it, do it for Allah and your own personal growth. • Try to make the best of the situation that is presented. • If you feel depressed, please seek counseling. As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, Congratulations on your reversion to Islam. While it may seem like one test and …

Non-Muslim Women Take Hijab Challenge in Ramadan

DOHA – Women of various faiths are wearing hijab during the month of Ramadan as part of a unique challenge to draw attention to the discrimination faced by Muslim women who wear the religious outfit. “We are not only proud of our participants of 30 Day Ramadan hijab challenge but truly humbled and honored by …

hijab reading quran

Should I Wear Hijab When I Read Or Listen To The Quran?

Thank you for sending in your question to Ask About Islam. Covering the head with a hijab–or “khimar” as it is referred to in the Quran–is obligatory upon a Muslim female who has reached puberty in only two situations: When she is performing her salah i.e. daily prayers When she appears before, or can be …

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