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  • A glimpse of Islam's great concern for women

    1- When the religion of Islam was revealed to the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) 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] They disdained.. More

  • Accepting the Decree of Allah

    One of the most prominent distinguishing features of the Muslim woman is her deep faith in Allah and her sincere conviction that whatever happens in this universe, and whatever fate befalls human beings, only happens through the Will and Decree of Allah; whatever befalls a person could not have been avoided, and whatever does not happen to a person.. More

  • Islamization of knowledge

    It is necessary to reform methods of thinking and build a genuine clear vision of its different stages. There is no field of science that cannot be regulated by the comprehensive Quranic perspective, which extends over all its core issues: goals, methods, facts and application. With knowledge being directed towards the consolidation of power, hegemony,,.. More

  • Woman and her Economic Status in Islam

    Under Islam, the woman is given the same economic freedom as the man. This freedom is legally defined as the person’s ability to be an owner and to have legal protection for his/her ownership. This is a human right that has been acknowledged in all constitutions and ideologies except communism. According to the majority of the scholars and historians,.. More

  • Woman before and after Islam

    Women in pre-Islamic civilizations Throughout the human history prior to Islam, women have been victimized and made to suffer too much. They endured unbearable deprivation, sorrow and oppression in all past civilizations. In other words, they were treated as if they were not human beings. The Greeks said regarding a woman: She is like a poisonous.. More

  • How Islam Has Protected the Rights of Woman - II

    17- Islam even protects the lives of polytheistic women by forbidding their being killed in wars. It was narrated on the authority of Ibn ‘Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, that he said, “A woman was found killed during one of the battles led by the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, thereupon he, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, forbade.. More

  • The balancing act: work and home

    In this day and age, we see more and more Muslim women entering the world of work. Sometimes this is out of necessity; sometimes it is due to the woman’s need to contribute to society in some way or to use the knowledge and skills that she has acquired. In other instances, it is due to the wishes of a spouse, parent, or other family members... More

  • The woman’s educational status in Islam

    Islam is a religion that is closely related to science, acquiring knowledge, learning and teaching. It is enough to remember that the first word in the constitution of Islam – the Quran - that regulates Muslims’ life and legislates for them is…“Read…” In principle, seeking knowledge is a duty upon every Muslim.. More

  • How Islam Has Protected the Rights of Woman - I

    There are many proofs to confirm the fact that Islam is the real emancipator of the woman or the female from her slavery. To make this more evident, we will clarify how Islam protects the rights of the woman from the time she is a fetus in her mother's womb until she dies and meets her Lord. 1- Islam preserves the woman’s rights before her birth.. More

  • The amazing potential of Muslim women

    Muslim women have the potential to benefit the Ummah (nation) in many diverse ways. The Ummah is suffering immensely in this present age and both Muslim men and Muslim women need to rise up to the challenge and help to re-establish its glory. There is much work to be done and there is no time to waste. A look at some examples in history will elucidate.. More

  • What is Real Oppression of Women? - II

    They do not advocate the right of working women, especially teachers, to suitable work opportunities near their home cities not faraway so that they will not take the trouble of traveling to foreign places and perhaps be abused. They do not call for women’s right to this urgent demand, since women think of something that is totally different,.. More

  • What is Real Oppression of Women? - I

    Society has developed an awful materialistic perspective, which is that if girls graduate and are not hired to work for others, there will be a disaster, as their efforts during the years of study have thus proven fruitless. Also, for the sake of the job, many young men who propose to working women are declined, if marriage will be detrimental to the.. More

  • The Status of Muslim Women in Communal Life

    The status of the Muslim woman in Islam is very noble and lofty, and she has a great influence on the life of every Muslim in her community. Indeed, a Muslim woman is the initial teacher who contributes towards building a righteous society, provided that she follows the guidance of the Book of Allah and the Sunnah (tradition) of His Prophet, sallallaahu.. More

  • Women's Inheritance Laws in Judaism and Christianity

    What is the stance of the Jewish and Christian scriptures on women’s inheritance? We can say that the stance of the Christians is summarized in this statement in Mathew [5: 17] where it says, “17Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.” This indicates.. More

  • Curbing the Causes of Immorality in Society

    Islam not only forbids unlawful sexual intercourse, it also forbids all the means that might lead to it, such as: • Looking at women: If the eye conveys that which Allah The Almighty has made permissible for it to view, then the heart is protected from trials. However, if the eye conveys that which Allah The Almighty has prohibited, such as images.. More