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Can Women Lecture in the Mosque?

Can Women Give Lectures in the Mosque?

During his lifetime, the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) used to teach and instruct people in his Mosque. His Companions followed suit after he passed away. Although there are no reports of women systematically teaching in the mosque, there are hundreds, even thousands, of prophetic traditions transmitted by women. Besides, hundreds of hadiths …

Women Scholars of Hadith (Part 1/2)

Women Scholars of Hadith

History records few scholarly enterprises, at least before modern times, in which women have played an important and active role side by side with men. The science of Hadith forms an outstanding exception in this respect. Islam, as a religion which (unlike Christianity) refused to attribute gender to the Godhead, [1] and never appointed a …

Women Area in Mosque: Too Many restrictions? (Part 2/4)

Women Area in Mosque: Access to the Imam

There is no need to isolate women within walls or curtains or to prevent them from sighting the Imam. It is proven that women used to see the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) in the Mosque, and that it had a positive impact on their acquisition of knowledge. They also benefited from, and were even quite careful to observe, attendance at the Mosque.

How Can Muslim Women Live the Sunnah Today?

How Can Muslim Women Live the Sunnah Today?

Our Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) was appointed as Allah’s last Messenger to establish Islam on earth as guidance for humankind before the final reckoning. He was the leader of  Muslim Ummah; their guide and role model. His actions, both personal and public, were divinely guided, so much so that he became the …

How Islamic Values Can Protect Our Kids from Being #MeToo Predators

How Islam Can Keep Our Kids from Being #MeToo Predators

Editor’s Note: This article is from AboutIslam.net archive. We republish it as its topic is still relevant and important. In line with the recent Harvey Weinstein scandal, actress Alyssa Milano started a new trend. The 44 year old called on women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted to come out posting the hashtag #MeToo …

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10 Tips on How to Be a Happy Single Muslim Woman

Being a woman is a blessing from Allah, along with everything that has been bestowed upon us, whatever we have within our grasp is a gift and one should always accept gifts with graciousness and content focusing on what one has, not what is missing. I understand that there is no clear way that leads …

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. …

Is Feminism Compatible with Islam?

Is Feminism Compatible with Islam?

Read part one It must be acknowledged that there are headline-grabbing, self-proclaimed Muslim feminists who advocate some measures that blatantly contradict Islam as understood by Muslims throughout generations, since the time of the Prophet (PBUH). One of them, for instance, advocates for women to serve as imams for jumuah prayer and in fact led a mixed-gender Friday prayer …

Happy Muslim Women's Day

Happy Muslim Women's Day!

Marking the occasion of International Women’s Day, we bring to you a collection of interesting reads on a variety of topics related to women. We hope you’ll enjoy it!



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