“Never! By Allah, Allah Will Never Disgrace You!”

By these great words, the Mother of Faithful Believers, Khadijah, strengthened the heart of the Messenger of Allah, Peace and Blessings of Allah be upon him, when he talked to her about the angel that descended to him in the Cave of Hira'. ... more

Other misconceptions about women in Islam – II

Part One: Misconceptions about women in Islam - I

 

Divorce

Islam considers marriage a basis for the Islamic family, since it develops bonds of love and caring and a secure atmosphere for the growth and progress of the human race. This, in turn, produces a sound society. This is why the Prophet, ...

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Some misconceptions about women in Islam - I

Islam gave women rights and privileges at a time when only barbaric manners and values dominated. Yet, some people argue that Islam has alienated women in some domains. In fact, this belief is a misconception. People who say so, may have read about it in a magazine or seen it on TV. A quick ...

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My Body is My Own Business

MULTICULTURAL VOICES: A Canadian-born Muslim woman has taken to wearing the traditional hijab scarf. It tends to make people see her as either a terrorist or a symbol of oppressed womanhood, but she finds the experience LIBERATING. ... more

Noble Women Around the Messenger

The role that women contributed at the beginning of Islamic history has often been overlooked or neglected, and as a result recorded data has been disproportionately unavailable, even though Islamic history is full of stories and accounts of women and the significant role that they played in Islam. This book attempts to fill a gap by enlightening the reader a step further on the lives of these women as prodigies at the time of the Prophet. ... more

Ruling on the discharges that come out from the woman’s uterus

A girl noticed some thin discharge on her underwear but she had not felt it come out. Is it permissible for her to pray with her underwear on which this discharge has gotten? If it is not permissible, then does she have to repeat her wudoo’ and change her underwear?.

Praise be to Allaah.   The discussion on such discharges focuses on two issues:1- Is it taahir (pure) or naajis (impure)?The view of Abu Haneefah and Ahmad, and one of the two views narrated from al-Shaafa’i -which al-Nawawi classed as correct- is that it is pure. This view was ... Continue Reading

The discharge which is passed continuously by a woman does not have any effect on the fast


Please tell me if a transparent fluid like water is excreted which becomes white coloured after drying is our fast and prayer valid? is ghusl farz on us or not.please please tell me because i pass this thing alot and find it on my underwear and i do ghusl 2 or 3 times a day to make my fast and prayer valid.plz tell me whatis this and what should i do.

Praise be to Allaah. This kind of discharge is passed a great deal by women. It is taahir (pure) and not naajis (impure), and there is no need to do ghusl because of it. All it does is invalidate wudoo’. Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen (may Allaah have mercy on him) was asked about it ... Continue Reading

Cover Your Body Not Just Your Hair

{And say to the believing women that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty} ... more

Hijaab is Ultimate Freedom

Hijaab (Islamic covering) has become a highly controversial issue in the West in general and in France in particular after the ban on wearing Hijaab in its public schools and other places. This ban came as part of the policy of racial discrimination and negative attitudes towards Islam, which aims at eliminating the means of understating the importance of Hijaab and its role in society. However, this pressure should not prevent the Muslim woman from adhering to her Hijaab even if this requires leaving the country that fights it ... more

Who are the Mahrams of a Woman?

The following question was raised to An-Nawawi : “Who is the woman whom a man is permitted to look at and meet her in seclusion?” An-Nawawi replied, “It is every woman whom he is permanently forbidden to marry due to a permissible reason because of her unlawfulness... ... more

A glimpse of Islam's great concern for women

When the religion of Islam was revealed to the Prophet صورة it was the custom of the people of the pre-Islamic era to hate and detest women. Allaah The Exalted Says (what means): {And when one of them is informed of [the birth of] a female, his face becomes dark, and he suppresses grief.} [Quran 16: 58] ... more

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