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Women Of War In Islam

How does Islam deal with women of war? For starters they are not allowed to be killed even if they are the enemy.

Hijab – Unveiling the Mystery

Hijab – Unveiling the Mystery

Wearing hijab is a personal and independent decision that comes from a sincere yearning to please God while appreciating the wisdom underlying His command. Many people mistakenly believe that women are forced to wear the hijab. This concept is not based on Islamic teachings…

Black women and Islam

Black Women and Islam

African American women have played a major role in the spread and the nurturance of Islam in the African American community. They’ve always been in leadership roles, been in the forefront of our movement in our community…

Should Women Stay At Home?

Is the verse (33:33) directed mainly to the wives of the prophet or does it also command other women to stay home? Dr. Shabir Ally answers.

9 Hadiths on Men-Women Interaction in Mosque

One of the current problematic issues in mosques that give access to women is the excessive sensitivity towards, and sometimes the strict banning of, ordinary interaction between men and women. Interestingly, those men and women do interact normally with other men and women in the outer community in all walks of social and professional life. …

10 Fatwas About I`tikaf

10 Fatwas About Itikaf

During the last 10 days of Ramadan, many Muslims perform Itikaf, which is a very beautiful experience. Itikaf means to dedicate time for spiritual seclusion in the Mosque. You spend time praying, reading Quran and remembering Allah in the mosque’s pure and spiritual atmosphere. In this folder, we bring for you 10 fatwas about different aspects …

Makeup

Can Women Wear Makeup in Ramadan Daytime?

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- It is permissible for a woman to adorn herself for her husband on condition that no non-mahram man should see her …

Tarawih

Is Tarawih Mandatory on Women?

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: According to the consensus of Muslim scholars, Tarawih is not considered mandatory on either men or women. Rather, it is …

Should Women Prioritize Worship or Family in Ramadan?

Should Women Prioritize Worship or Family in Ramadan?

Social expectations can make some women feel like they have to choose between family or their worship in Ramadan. We all have multiple responsibilities, and while that means we have to work hard to balance them, that also means we don’t have to choose between one or the other. For both men and women, caring …



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