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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 …

Women in Islam (Special Folder)

In today’s world, we are constantly bombarded with negative images of Islam. Because of this, one major misconception that many hold is that Islam oppresses women. But what do we really know about the status of women in Islam? What are the rights Islam affords women? How did the Prophet treat women during life? We …

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 …

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 …

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…

What Rights Does Islam Give to Women?

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.

Why Convert to a Troublesome Religion?

An interesting question to ask is why conversions to Islam continue to grow even as the US is becoming increasingly intolerant of Muslims. The answer, according to Asma Afsaruddin, professor of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at Indiana University, is that despite Islamophobia…

Prophet Muhammad - The Liberator of Women

Since men were always around the Prophet, women were prevented from listening to him or asking about matters of concern to them. Therefore, they requested him to appoint one day a week when they could have free access to him, a proposal to which he agreed…

I'm A Feminist- Can I Beat My Husband?- Part 2

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Please find part two of the answer to your question below. Find the first part at the link here. Now, to get to a very important part of your question: Why can a husband beat his wife lightly and the wife can’t do the same? If …

I'm A Feminist- Can I Beat My Husband?- Part 1

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question.  Please find part one of the answer to your question below. Find the second and final part at the link here. Before we can talk about the vital issues you bring up, we should probably take a moment to define the term “feminism”. I also consider …



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