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Women Working After Marriage

If a woman chooses to continue to work after marriage, she has to make sure she strikes a balance at home as well. She must keep connected to her children as this is her main goal to raise them.

My Husband Has No Job And Doesn't Allow Me to Work

My Husband Has No Job And Doesn't Allow Me to Work

In this counseling answer: “It is likely that your husband is not so much opposed to you working as a doctor as he is worried about how he fits into the whole family picture. He might worry about how he can have a “masculine” role in the family structure. In other words, he needs to have a …

Exhausted of Being a Working Wife & Mother

Exhausted of Being a Working Wife & Mother

Wa ‘Alaikum As-Salam, I truly ache for you as I am very well aware of how difficult it is for a young woman to be with small babies all by herself with no support. Let me say first that you are a very honorable woman. I have no doubt that Allah (swt) sees your sacrifices …

Industrial Revolution

Muslim Women & Knowledge: Facing the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’

A number of things around us today mark the visibility or the impending arrival of the so-called ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’: digital technology, robotics, nano-technology, unlimited access to information, mobile devices, artificial intelligence and so forth. In a recent discussion on the impacts of this revolution, it was predicted that automation of jobs would cause women …

My Male Colleague Likes Me; How to Handle the Situation?

My Male Colleague Likes Me; How to Handle the Situation?

Answer: As-Salaamu ‘Alalikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, Are you married? Do you like him, too? Are you worried about this being wrong in Islam or “on the job”, or both? If you are not married, then there is nothing wrong with him feeling something for you, or vice versa. Actually, there is nothing “wrong” with …

Can women have it all?

Can Women Have It All? With Hamza Yusuf

Can women have it all? Growing evidence shows that reducing the employment gender gap is an important driver of economic growth and has a positive impact on inequality across societies. In the United States, 57% of women participate in labor force. Yet, in Switzerland, only 15% of mothers are in full-time employment. What new policies …

What Role Can Women Play During A Recession?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for sending in your question to our website. Women comprise a significant portion of a country’s population. They are (and should be) contributing members of society, whose actions and thoughts play an important role in the way the society functions, progresses, learns, and grows. Recession is defined as a temporary slump …

Abortion for Work: Permissible?

Wa `alaykum as-salam 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. Dear brother, thank you for your question and your interest to know more about Islam and its values and teachings. It is not …

Should Muslim Women Stay Home and Not Work

Should Muslim Women Stay Home and Not Work?

Wa Alaikum Assalam Dear Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Idealistically, the choice for working or not working should be up to you and only you, as long as you abide by Islamic principles when outside the house. However, the culture in some societies defies Islam, since in Islam, …

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