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Womens rights/status in Islam and other civilizations


The status of women in Islam is often the target of attacks in the secular media. The ‘hijaab’ or the Islamic dress is cited by many as an example of the ‘subjugation’ of women under Islamic law. Before we analyze the reasoning behind the religiously mandated ‘hijaab’, let us first study the status of women in societies before the advent read more

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Why Do I Wear Hijab? By Sultana Yusufali


I probably do not fit into the preconceived notion of a “rebel”.  I have no visible tattoos and minimal piercing.  I do not possess a leather jacket.  In fact, when most people look at me, their first thought usually is something along the lines of “oppressed female.”  The brave individuals who have mustered the courage to ask me about the read more

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Many sisters in our community have taken the names of their husbands without realizing that they should have kept their father’s name. Should they change their name back to the father’s name or is it allowed to keep the husband’s name? It is a common custom in the west and also among muslims that after marriage, women drop their father’s read more

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Women right’s in islam : Modernising or Outdated: by Dr zakir Naik

  Dr. Zakir Naik, is a dynamic international orator on Islam and Comparative Religion. He is a driving spirit forgetting worldwide acclaim for the proper presentation, understanding and clarification of Islam, as well as removing misconceptions about Islam A talk by Dr zakir Naik. To know more about women's right in islam       Women right's in islam : Modernising read more

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Let’s Put Women in Their Place By Faraz Omar | Saudi Life

  MEN, it’s time to wake up. We’re losing ground and failing in our charge. We are ignorant of how women in the glorious middle ages used to be, so we have no idea how we should expect our women to be. Blame it on foreign influence, disconnect with history, or whatever, but the modern status quo is unacceptable. And to read more

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