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Muslim Women: "Stay In Your Houses"?

Short answer: Of course not. The wives of the Prophet, who were directly referenced (“Oh wives of the Prophet…”) did not take these verses literally and lived their normal lives, inside and outside the house. “On the contrary, like Muslim men, Muslim women can go out, learn, and work, provided that they observe decency and …

Did the Prophet (PBUH) Discourage Women's Visits to Mosque?

Did the Prophet (PBUH) Discourage Women's Visits to Mosque?

Nowadays, women should be encouraged to go to the Mosque since this brings about the objectives behind existence of Mosques in Islam, which is remembering Allah, acquiring knowledge, acquainting with other Muslim women who frequent the Mosque and participating in public activities in a way that benefits the woman, her family, her community and her religion.

Did Umar Really Bury His Daughter Alive?

Did Umar Really Bury His Daughter Alive?

Some books and speakers claim that before Islam, Umar (may Allah be pleased with him) had buried his daughter alive. They mention that in the context of highlighting the great changes brought by Islam to protect and honor women. The story is often narrated with very emotional touches; Umar allegedly was busy digging the little …

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 …

5 Great Women In Islam

We know about the great men of Islam. What about the great women in Islam? Here are 5 great women in Islam! Check them out! Khadijah: The First to Accept Islam – Her Story The Story of Maryam (Mother of Jesus)

Why Did Allah Made Women Physically Weak

Why Did Allah Make Women Physically Weak?

Short Answer: Both men and women are honored in Islam. Men and women are similar in terms of duties and responsibilities. Women have to do the acts of worship that men do.The problems that women face today are not because they are physically weak. It is the corruption of ethics in our societies. It does …

Drama Classes

Can Muslim Girls Participate in Drama Classes?

Short Answer: Women and girls in Islam have every right to attain self-fulfillment as long as they are not spreading a message of corruption. She should act on stage as a person of character, a soul of content, and a brain of intellect. The only condition here would be that she keeps herself confined within the Islamic …

female scholars

If Islam Empowers Women, Where Are The Female Leaders?

Short Answer: When we look at classical Islamic knowledge..we see women who were pillars of every part of society. …………. Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Maryam Amir, from Let the Quran Speak, addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja: How does Islam deal with female scholarship specifically …

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