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Wearing Hijab in Summer … The Question and Answer

Answering Why Muslim Women Wear Hijab in Summer

Muslim women wearing hijab in non-Muslim or Western countries oftentimes spend their days enduring the rudeness of being stared at, mocked or sometimes even physically assaulted. Unfortunately this is part of the every-day life of many hijab-wearing Muslim women, which can sometimes include an array of annoying questions that somehow seem to peak during the …

Domestic Violence in Muslim Community & How to Deal with It

Domestic Violence in Muslim Community & Tips for Victims

How to deal with domestic violence? In this Khutbah, Dr. Yasir Qadhi addresses this problem, refutes claims justifying it, and provides useful tips for victims. Spousal Abuse in Muslim Communities Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses spousal abuse in Muslim communities, condemning the misguided people who justify violence using the Quran and the Sunnah. He stressed that under …

How Did the Prophet Muhammad Treat Women?

How Did the Prophet Muhammad Treat Women?

I read about the man who supported his wife Khadija in business enterprises and who respected her and who loved her. I thought of the man who sought her advice when he returned from the cave of Hira after his first encounter with Archangel Gabriel.

Did the Prophet (PBUH) Discourage Women's Visits to Mosque?

Did the Prophet (PBUH) Discourage Women's Visits to Mosque?

Nowadays, women should be encouraged to go to the Mosque since this brings about the objectives behind existence of Mosques in Islam, which is remembering Allah, acquiring knowledge, acquainting with other Muslim women who frequent the Mosque and participating in public activities in a way that benefits the woman, her family, her community and her religion.

20+ Fatwas About Hijab

20+ Fatwas About Hijab

Discussions surrounding Muslim women’s Hijab have raised a mixed range of responses in non-Muslim countries. Some deem Hijab a symbol of oppression against women and, therefore, they push for anti-hijab measures and policies. Yet, Muslim women gladly cherish it as a command of God meant to embower them as human beings, not objects, and to protect …

Why Do I Wear Hijab? Definitely Not Because of Oppression

Why Do I Wear Hijab? Definitely Not Because of Oppression

I often wonder whether people see me as a radical fundamentalist and terrorist Muslim who hides an AK-47 assault rifle underneath her jean jacket. Perhaps, they see me as the poster girl for oppressed womanhood everywhere. I am not sure which of the two it is. I get the whole gamut of strange looks, stares, …

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Should Women Limit Their Knowledge of the Deen?

Short Answer: There is nowhere that puts a cap on the allowable or even the advisable amount of knowledge that any person can attain, much less women specifically. _________________________________________ Salam and thank you for this very important and relevant question. Although with a basic understanding of Islam, it seems like the answer should be self-evident, …

Can Women Lecture in the Mosque?

Can Women Give Lectures in the Mosque?

During his lifetime, the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) used to teach and instruct people in his Mosque. His Companions followed suit after he passed away. Although there are no reports of women systematically teaching in the mosque, there are hundreds, even thousands, of prophetic traditions transmitted by women. Besides, hundreds of hadiths …

How Islamic Values Can Protect Our Kids from Being #MeToo Predators

How Islam Can Keep Our Kids from Being #MeToo Predators

Editor’s Note: This article is from AboutIslam.net archive. We republish it as its topic is still relevant and important. In line with the recent Harvey Weinstein scandal, actress Alyssa Milano started a new trend. The 44 year old called on women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted to come out posting the hashtag #MeToo …



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