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Why I Wear Hijab

Why I Wear Hijab

I often wonder whether people see me as a radical fundamentalist and terrorist Muslim who hides an AK-47 assault rifle underneath her jean jacket. Perhaps, they see me as the poster girl for oppressed womanhood everywhere. I am not sure which of the two it is. I get the whole gamut of strange looks, stares, …

Wearing Hijab in Summer … The Question and Answer

Why Do You Wear Hijab in Hot Summer? Here is My Answer

As Muslim women who wear the hijab in non-Muslim countries, we often spend our days being stared at, pointed at, and at times, even glared at. It is all part of the Muslim experience. The greatest part, though, is being asked what one can call interesting questions. Even more so during the hot summer season …

Switzerland Rejects Proposed Niqab Ban

Switzerland Rejects Proposed Niqab Ban

ZURICH – The Swiss government opposed on June 27 a grassroots campaign for a ban on facial coverings in public that will prompt a binding referendum, The Express Tribune reported. The Swiss cabinet said individual cantons should decide on the matter, which nevertheless will go to a nationwide vote under Switzerland’s federal system of direct …

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 …

Unveiled Women

Is Hijab an Insult to Unveiled Women?

Short Answer: Islam was revealed with a set of orders to its believers concerning their clothes, food, way of praying, places to go for pilgrimage, and so on. It is clear in the Quran that obeying such orders is the way to the kingdom of Heaven for the Muslims who received these orders in their book, …

World Hijab Day

Is Celebrating the World Hijab Day Bid`ah?

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: Celebrating world and national Days and events like World Hijab Day that promote universal values and morals are praiseworthy. It …

How Did I Overcome My Hijab Challenges?

How Did I Overcome My Hijab Challenges?

I had been Muslim three months and I wore my scarf outside of work and then took it off for work out of fear of what they would say. I realize now that this was wrong, but it was how I coped with things at the time.

hijab quran men

Hijab: Where in Quran? What about Men? Are Pants Haraam?

Salam (Peace) Dear Amy, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Your questions are always welcome. It’s a sign that you are reading and thinking a lot. I don’t consider any of your questions disrespectful. A Woman’s Hair is Her Adornment The verse in the Quran that tells the believing women to …

Helping My Non-Muslim Mom Understand Hijab

Helping My Non-Muslim Mom Understand Hijab

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you so much for this question and for contacting Ask About Islam. It is very thoughtful of you to explain these issues adequately to your Mom. May Allah help you articulate matters clearly, and may He help her see the wisdom, beauty and peace that is in all the teachings of …



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