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Women-only mosques

Women-only Mosques - Why?

My first memories of mosques as a female convert in the UK are of waiting around for a reluctant male mosque member who could unlock the door to the dingy, cramped ‘women’s’ room. When I visited Pakistan, I had to plead to be shown the local mosque – it just wasn’t somewhere women went. I …

No Room for Women at Mosques?

If you are a woman whose heart is tied to the mosque, you have probably had some version of this hadith quoted to you at some point. You have probably questioned why it is that you are shunned from the mosque simply because of your sex.

Motherhood Accomplished; I Need Another Mission

Answer: Wa ‘Aleikom Salam, At this point in your career (for motherhood is, indeed, a career), I would suggest looking beyond the typical “going back to school” and starting a new career option although that is an option. I will go over some of the ideas I have for you below: Apply for a Job …

My Father Forbids Me to Wear Hijab

My Father Forbids Me to Wear Hijab: What Should I Do?

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- You are advised to never be shaken in your conviction, and do not let the unreasonable behavior of your …

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