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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 …

The Status of Women - What Women Want

Whether we celebrate or mourn the ‘status of women’  depends on context. Are we talking about the status of women in the old testament Bible, or the status  of women in the US, or are we talking about the  status of women in Islam, or the military, or in Saudi Arabia? The fundamental error we …

Is Abducting & Selling Women Allowed in Islam?

Salam (Peace) Dear Maryann, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Let’s first agree that Islam has a firm stance on slavery. In Islam, human beings are: born fully free, fully accountable for their actions, and have the right to move freely. Men and women have the right to practice whatever they choose; no …

Is Traveling Alone Allowed?

Peace be upon you dear questioner, Thank you so much for your question and for your desire to know the most pure conduct per the teachings of Islam revealed by the All-Knowing Creator. Primarily, your question has been dealt with in the noble prophetic hadiths (traditions), like this one: The Prophet (peace be upon him-PBUH) …

Does Allah Belittle Daughters in The Quran?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja: So, Dr. Shabir, the question is–why does Allah, in a few places in the Quran, seemingly denigrate women when He says things like–you take sons for yourselves, but assigned daughters to …



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