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Can Muslim Girls Participate in Drama Classes?

Salam (Peace) Becca, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Muslim women, at all ages, have every right to participate and enjoy social and intellectual activities. Not only that, they, just like Muslim men, are obliged to serve and be of use to their community, locally and internationally. By being of use and …

Women in Islam (Special Folder)

Women in Islam (Special Folder)

Women in Islam are given a high status. A prevailing principle we find in the Quran is one of egalitarianism. All human life has value and every human being has inalienable rights regardless of gender. Therefore, if we hear of women’s rights being taken away…

Prophet Muhammad - The Liberator of Women

Prophet Muhammad: The Liberator of Women

These stories are reflective of the Prophet’s mercy and kindness towards women. But he went even farther. He tried to liberate women from all kinds of injustice, maltreatment and oppression. He can genuinely be viewed as a liberator of women. He gave women such rights and privileges…

What Rights Does Islam Give to Women? Quiz

What Rights Does Islam Give to Women? + Quiz

We’re deciding the future of the universe. What I teach my children determines whether they are builders or destroyers, peacemakers or warmongers. So yes, I’m deciding the future of the universe in how I teach my children and how they teach their children. That all comes from the mother.

I Feel for Women; Shall I Become a Women's Advocate?

I Feel for Women; Shall I Become a Women's Advocate?

In this counseling answer: “I would kindly suggest, insha’Allah, that you get involved in some charity work such as volunteering at a domestic violence shelter, volunteering at a female refugee center, or wherever your heart takes you in the community that resonates with your longing to help.” As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, You seem like a very …

Why Do Celebrities Convert to Islam?

When a famous person converts to Islam it often raises more than eyebrows, it forces people to ask questions about religion and about the nature and origin of humanity. People wonder why someone like Lauren Booth would choose a religion that was…

Is Islam Against Gender Equality?

Women were given rights in Islam 1439 years ago. Anyone who claims Islam is against gender equality has not understood the proper teachings of Islam.

What Can A Woman Put in Her Marriage Contract?

Salam Sister,  Thank you for contacting Ask About Islam with your question.  I will try to answer all your questions in the order that you have asked them. For specific, detailed answers, send your questions in to Ask the Scholar. 1-In Islam, no one should make a woman feel shameful for expressing her needs and wants …

Does Living Separately Make a Woman Divorced

Does Living Separately Make a Woman Divorced?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi 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. Dear questioner, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty to help us serve His cause and …

6 Islamic Rights of the Wife

A wife in Islam has the inarguable right to a peaceful home environment and life. She deserves to have her basic needs met but also to have her sins covered and minor transgressions forgiven…



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