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Sex Education: A Part of Parenting?

In this counseling answer: •I suggest that you take the initiative in building some bridges of friendliness with your parents regarding such topics, using humor and hinting that you would like to discuss these things with them. •Maybe you could even tell them about your friends’ speaking about such topics with their parents. •Maybe you …

I Think My Son Masturbates, What to Do?

I Think My Son Masturbates, What to Do?

In this counseling answer: • Ensure that he knows what he is feeling isnormal,and that you respect him and his sharing this with you. •Your support, guidance and kind approach in this matter may indicate the outcome. and how he feels about himself. •If you have male family members who are close to him (or …

7 Tips on Talking to Kids About Homosexuality

7 Tips on Talking to Kids About Homosexuality

“Homosexuality has gained greater acceptance as an “alternative lifestyle” in the last 10 to 20 years in North America. Public school sex education, under the rubric of “Family Life Education” generally teaches an acceptance of homosexuality, a respect and/or tolerance for it. As is the case with sex education in general, there is little to …

Children Engaged in Homosexuality, What to Do? - About Islam

Children Engaged in Homosexuality, What to Do?

In this counseling answer: •Parents should be able to discuss sexuality with children with age-appropriate education concerning what they are feeling, what behaviors are acceptable and which are not. •By educating children on what they may see and learn in society versus what we as Muslims follow, is important as it separates societal behaviors from …

What do you tell your child about sex?

What Do You Tell Your Child About Sex?

What do you do when your child accidentally watches a love scene on TV? How do you react when your child comes from school and asks you about pregnancy and how women get pregnant? What would be your answer when your child asks you about her/his private parts? Of course, our reactions and answers differ …


Let’s Talk About Sex

“In my family, my colleague told me proudly, “we had so much hayaa’ that my mother and all the girls would come to every prayer, even when we were menstruating. If we couldn’t pray, we would get dressed for prayer and sit in the row behind the men so that when our father and brothers …


This Muslim Woman Is Breaking Taboos By Discussing Sex

A little suitcase filled with animated pictures and materials, steadfastness and confronting questions are the only things Fadoua Amjoud needs to get diverse classes talking about sexuality. Among the pupils are Muslims, but her aim is to teach everybody sex ed. “The most important thing is to break the taboo of speaking about sexuality, really. …


Discussing Sex at Home (video)

In this episode, sister Heather discusses an extremely important issue for Muslim parents; How sex can be discussed within the family? The interviewee is Sr. Nadiah Mohajir, co-founder and executive director of HEART Women & Girls Project in Chicago. HEART Women & Girlspromotes sexual healthand sexual violence awareness infaith-basedcommunities by developing culturally-sensitive health education, advocacy, …

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