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Do I Have to Wear Hijab to Be a Good Muslim

Do I Have to Wear Hijab to Be a Good Muslim?

Assalamu Alaykum Dear Sister, Thanks for this important question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Let’s think about this together.  Imagine having an exam. In the exam, there is a required question that must be answered as per the teacher’s instructions. You think of skipping this required question and you ask: do I have to …

Muslim Woman: To Veil or to Unveil?

Muslim Woman: To Veil or to Unveil?

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. The issue of whether a Muslim woman wearing a niqab (face veil) is allowed to uncover her face in court or for identification purposes is a popular and often controversial issue. There is a virtual unanimity on this issue among Muslim …

Why Are Women Ordered to Wear Hijab While Men Aren’t

Why Are Women Ordered to Wear Hijab While Men Aren’t?

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. We pray that Allah (swt) makes matters clear for you and descend peace and serenity upon your heart and mind. Now with regards to your question, let us put a few matters in perspective. Allah (swt) is The Most Knowing (Al ‘Aleem), the …

Hijab, Recommended or Mandatory

Hijab, Recommended or Mandatory?

Salam Dear Asma, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Unfortunately, the issue of hijab is raised every now and then, not only in non-Muslim countries but also in some Muslim countries. Those who reject the hijab as being obligatory on Muslim women, consider it part of the culture that has nothing …

Hijab… a Must, Not a Choice

Hijab… a Must, Not a Choice

Salam Dear Shakir, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. As you suggested, it is hoped that the answer would benefit many Muslims and non-Muslims who may have some misconceptions about hijab. Before providing you with Quranic proof and wisdom behind the religiously mandated hijab, let us first define some Arabic terms …

Is Hijab a Quranic Commandment

Is Hijab a Quranic Commandment?

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. First of all, I would like to quote the verses in the Holy Quran that speak of the hijab. Please see verses 30-31 in Surah 24 of the Holy Quran, which give the meaning of:  {Tell the believing men to lower their …

Modesty of Appearance… in Hijab

Modesty of Appearance… in Hijab?

Salam Dear Nadine, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Your question has been asked many times by sisters who are struggling with the question of whether or not to wear hijab. I must remind you and others that Islam means “submission to Allah” and we trust that what He orders us …

Changing Outfits after Work: Am I a Hypocrite

Changing Outfits after Work: Am I a Hypocrite?

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you so much for asking this question and for contacting Ask About Islam. I’m happy you are very honest with yourself and you are trying to be as sincere as possible in all your actions. First of all, no one can tell you whether you are a hypocrite or not, but …

How Should a Muslim Woman Dress

How Should a Muslim Woman Dress?

Salam Dear Pamela, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. It is true that each Muslim and Muslimah should be keen on having a full understanding of what is halal (legal and permitted) and what is haram (illegal and prohibited). Then, they should try their best to avoid doubtful matters. But, we …

Any Gardens for Veiled Muslim Women

Any Gardens for Veiled Muslim Women?

Salam Dear Amirah, Thank you for reminding sisters that keeping their Islamic dress doesn’t mean the end of their healthy, womanly or social life. Many of us, women, do sometimes forget such elementary facts till it is too late with serious health problems such as osteoporosis. Amirah, I’d like to stop for a moment at the …



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