The hijab has been a journey for me. On a daily basis I am understanding and reminded what the hijab means for me. One of the challenges was to accept wearing it in the first place. I rebelled against it for a variety of reasons, (societal standards of beauty…
Please, I need a proof from the Qur’an and ahadith (Prophet’s traditions) about hijab and its importance.
Some people claim that hijab poses a restriction to women’s liberty. What is your opinion on that?
When a small piece of fabric causes such controversy and conflict, wouldn’t it be easier to remove it? Why then, under such circumstances, do Muslim women wear scarves? There are a myriad of reasons why, but the easy, one sentence answer is, because they believe…
Living in western countries, it can be difficult for Muslim women to observe the hijab and some even face discrimination for wearing it. New Muslims, in particular, may also grapple with wearing the hijab as it can result in increased suspicion, loss of employment or even hate crimes.
Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi 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. In this fatwa: 1- In Islam, both the husband and wife should help each other attain the required religious commitment. 2- The husband …
Sister Imelda Ryan wore the scarf more as an internal statement than an external statement to remind her, who she was. She also wore it to be identified as a Muslim.
Actually I cannot say there was just one first day with hijab. I started to cover myself gradually and just after many trials, I started wearing hijab every day and forever, in sha’ Allah.
I had been Muslim three months and I wore my scarf outside of work and then took it off for work out of fear of what they would say. I realize now that this was wrong, but it was how I coped with things at the time.
Here are some great hijab styles for a square scarf shawl. Sisters check them out!