Category: Sisters/Women

Husband and Wife Relationship

Remember the following: When you are ill, she will take the best care of you?  when you need help, she will do all she can for you. When you have a secret, she will keep it. when you need advice, she will…

Woman’s Role in Contemporary Society (+VIDEO)

1994 Lecture by the late Shamima Shams highlighting Muslim women’s role in warfare, religion, political activities, affairs of state and the private domain. Rhodes University, Muslim Students Association Islamic Week 1994 I would like to thank the Muslim Students Association…

No Revealing Dresses in Southington

As prom season approaches, the new dance dress code for Southington High School is something students are thinking about, and some are not happy about it. A dress or pair of shorts that rises above the fingertips, even when a…

Women Empowerment in Islam

Note:  Islam is criticized for allowing polygamy, for popular culture in the West views polygamy as relatively backward and impoverished.  For many Christians, it is a license to promiscuity, and feminists consider it a violation of women’s rights and demeaning…

WOMEN IN ISLAM

by Aicha Elshabini-Riad Women in Islam is a multidimensional and a complex topic. The teachings of Islam are based essentially on the Qur’an (God’s revelation) and Hadeeth ( elaboration by Prophet Mohammad, peace be upon him ). The Qur’an and…

School Bans Girls From Wearing Skirts

In response to soaring hemlines some headteachers are now forcing girls to wear trousers. But have dress codes ever really improved education and discipline? For the war against inappropriately short school-uniform hemlines, it is the nuclear option. Like the war…

Help Your Children to Love the Holy Qur’aan

Umar ibn Wasil al-Basri that Sahl al-Tustari said: “My uncle once told me: `Remember Allah Who created you.’ I said: `How should I remember him?’ He replied: `Say in your heart, whenever you are alone at night, three times, without moving your…

Fasting Women

Dear fasting sister! We are being approached by a month of mercy, forgiveness and salvation from Hell. It is the month of fasting, prayingQiyaam (the optional night prayer) and recitation of the Quran. It is a month during which rewards…