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Challenges For Sisters - Hijab And Modesty

There are increasing challenges for sisters these days regarding hijab and modesty. Society is making it harder for women to feel comfortable wearing hijab but we have to stay strong and stand up for the right to wear it.

Daughter Talks Too Much About Love

Daughter Talks Too Much About Love

Wa ‘ Alaykum Salaam, Ahh, the innocence of youth is something a parent wants to keep for their child! This is a good thing. First, I recommend giving an honest assessment of the child’s environment to identify where she may have gotten these messages of love. Influences come from so many places! I agree with …


Difficulty with Hijab: Can It Be Skipped?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- The community should provide a good atmosphere for the new converts to help them step forward and strengthen their …

How Modesty Strengthens Faith

How Modesty Strengthens Faith

Along with fear and love of Allah, modesty is a requisite of faith. The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) made it clear that modesty is part of faith (Muslim). The reference is not to natural bashfulness, which we profess and practice in our mutual relations, but to the modesty that man must practice …

modest without hijab

Muslim in America: Can I Dress Modestly Without Hijab?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally, from Let the Quran Speak, addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja: “Is it equally as rewarding for women to cover her chest and other parts of her body with clothing other than khimar while her hair shows? …

No Sense of Shame (Video)

What the Prophet Says About People with No Sense of Shame

There is another beautiful kind of Hayaa’, that is, while learning about Allah the Almighty, you have this feeling of hayaa’ that whatever I do for Allah does not befit His greatness. This creates a feeling of shame that I am not doing enough….

My burkini freedom and anxiety

My Burkini Story - From Freedom to Anxiety

The burkini truly is liberating for me as a Muslim woman, it allows me to socialize more in different settings, it allows me to enjoy leisure activities and time with my children.

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?

Surviving the Summer Sizzle

6 Comfort Tips for Staying Cool in Summer

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.

Does Islam Allow Mixed-Sex Education?

Does Islam Allow Mixed-Sex Education?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Islam stresses the importance of education as a religious duty. 2- Boys and girls can share classrooms as long as they abide by …

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