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How Should a Muslim Woman Dress

How Should a Muslim Woman Dress?

Short Answer: The general description, which occurred partly in Quran and partly in a number ofhadithsindicate the following criteria: 1-That it should be covering all the body – most scholars agreed “except for the face and the hands”, (though a few of them went as far as advocating covering face and hands ) 2-That it …

Why Are There Different Types of Veil?

Why Are There Different Types of Veil?

Short Answer:The required elements of modesty for a woman’s clothing in public is to be in a loose garment that covers her body, and to wear a head covering the descends on her chest and covers her bosom. This is the minimum requirement: Loose dress that covers all the body and a head covering that …

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My Parents Are Forcing Me to Wear Hijab

In this counseling answer: “Your parents are trying to fulfill their duties and responsibilities to you, which they had allowed to slip. If you were raised praying 5 times a day and wearing hijab from the age of 9, you would not be having this dilemma, beyond the usual dilemma of being a teenage girl …

100 Reasons Why Hijab

100 Reasons Why We Wear Hijab

A group of young Muslim women who are extremely passionate about hijab and proud of wearing it started this document to share reasons why they wear hijab.They hope this explains why Muslim women wear it and encourages many other women to take this beautiful step. Theycame up with more than a hundred reasonswhythey wear hijab. …

Helping My Non-Muslim Mom Understand Hijab

Helping My Non-Muslim Mom Understand Hijab

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you so much for this question and for contacting Ask About Islam. It is very thoughtful of you to explain these issues adequately to your Mom. May Allah help you articulate matters clearly, and may He help her see the wisdom, beauty and peace that is in all the teachings of …

Aren't Women in Niqab Too Oppressed?

Aren't Women in Niqab Too Oppressed?

Salam (peace) Dear Questioner, Thank you so much for asking your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. It is very important that you ask in order to learn deeply, become more aware, and broaden your perspective about the world around you and about people’s faiths and passions. We hope this is a step forward …

Changing Outfits after Work: Am I a Hypocrite

Changing Outfits after Work: Am I a Hypocrite?

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you so much for asking this question and for contacting Ask About Islam. I’m happy you are very honest with yourself and you are trying to be as sincere as possible in all your actions. First of all, no one can tell you whether you are a hypocrite or not, but …

Indian Women Mark World Hijab Day - About Islam

Indian Women Mark World Hijab Day

Joining millions of Muslim women worldwide, Indian women in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow marked World Hijab Day for the first time with a special celebration on Sunday, February 1.



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