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Books on Women rights in Islam [closed]

I have time and again come across a whole lot on Internet trolls which spew hatred about Islam. I usually ignore it as in most cases I know that they have misinterpreted sources or that their argument ...
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Is motherhood the defined position for women?

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Our religion (Islam) has defined a position for women (in society): motherhood Is this true?
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Do the timings of my sunnah salaat at home depend on the adhaan in the masjid?

I have a question regarding the four Sunnahs before Zuhr, especially for ladies who don't pray in the Masjid and therefore can't hear the Adhan. Do these four Rakaat need to be performed immediately ...
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Marriage To non muslim

Muslim Men can't marry Sikhs. But what if that Sikh isn't practising And thinks of Sikh as just a label can he still marry her because she doesn't really consider it her religion ?
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May females participate in Janaza salat?

Is female can participate in Janaza Salath? In my relative house they start praying Janaza Salath after the Janaza take out from the house. Is that allowed in Islam? or this is a kind of Bid'a?
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Can a woman be an Imam Al-Jama'ah for other women? (Shi'a view)

I'd like to know if a woman can be as an Imam al-Jama'ah in Wajib (mandatory) prayer? (actually she be as the imam al Jama'ah of other women) (note: I am liking for the opinion of Shia viewpoint)
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Forced marriage [closed]

Assalamu alaikum.I'm Heena ( pseudo name ) 25 years old. I have been engaged to a guy for 4 years, I just hate him to the core.At home they have arranged my wedding in December with him..my life is ...
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Is it possible for a woman to be Imam al-jama’a for women? (Sunni view)

I’d like to know if it is possible for a woman to be Imam al-Jama’a? ( for wajib prayer(Salat)) Note: I am looking for the viewpoint of Sunni brothers.
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Will houri be available to people in Jannat?

Salam, I have heard many times through many people that if one does follow all the necessary Islamic laws and happens to be placed in Jannat(heaven), then the man will receive hoor(Houri) (very ...
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Are Men above Women in Islam?

According to Quran women are created for men. Their existences is based on comfort for men. “And one of His signs is that He created mates for you from yourselves that you may find rest in them, and ...
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Is bathing/swimming without covering the whole body permitted for women?

I know that in many cultures it's normal, for women, to cover up your whole body when you want to swim indoors, outdoors or just want to use the bathtub. What I'm wondering about is if there's ...
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Do we have to lower our gaze towards female charaters in books,animation,etc.?

Do we have to lower our gaze towards towards female characters in animations,games and books? Or just in real life?
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Do women with hijab have the same sense of freedom like others in this modern age? [closed]

Allah,the exalted,says in the noble Quran as such: "Tell the believing men to reduce [some] of their vision and guard their private parts. That is purer for them. Indeed, Allah is Acquainted ...
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Why is looking at thinly claded and/or sexually attractive women haram?

I never understood this. I am a Muslim and respect and enjoy looking at beautiful women (naturally). I don't understand why it is so bad to look at a woman. I feel a new modern Islam should promote ...
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What is the opinion of Islam regarding the attendance of women in mosques? (is it Mustahab or Makruh)?

What does Islam mentions regarding the presence of women in going to the mosques and also is it a Mustahab or Makruh? Actually does Islam persuade them to stay home or go to the mosques? (Is there ...
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Can women watch the football of men? (According to a Shi'a scholar)

According to the 30th verse of Surah Al-Nur: قُل لِّلْمُؤْمِنِينَ يَغُضُّوا مِنْ أَبْصَارِهِمْ وَيَحْفَظُوا فُرُوجَهُمْ ۚ ذَٰلِكَ أَزْكَىٰ لَهُمْ ۗ إِنَّ اللَّـهَ خَبِيرٌ بِمَا يَصْنَعُونَ ٣٠ ...
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Is it halal that women recite Quran in front of non-mahrams? (Shia view)

Occasionally, I watch in some channels of the television that women recite Quran, I was wondering it is permissible(halal) for us as men who are non-mahrams to hear their voices? or it is Haram ...
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Hijab and Freedom Of Choice [duplicate]

According to the Islamic viewpoint Is the government entitled to force women to observe Hijab in the society? knowing that "there is no compulsion in religion" why Hijab is being enforced in some ...
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Is sex obligatory in Islam?

If you are having an arranged/forced marriage in Islam, is it still necessary to perform sexual intercourse with your husband/wife? If you are not happy or give consent to having any sexual activities ...
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Is there any hadith which gives the reason why men betray? Like there is one in case of women [on hold]

Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet said, "Were it not for Bani Israel, meat would not decay; and were it not for Eve, no woman would ever betray her husband." Sahih Bukhari (Book 55, Hadith ...
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Is it permissible to have a girlfriend without having physical contact with her?

At my university there is a girl that I love and I want to marry in the future. Can I be in relationship with her, If we keep ourselves away from sin. Knowing that this girl is muslim, she practices ...
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Can women wear golden chain?

I know that men should not wear golden materials. Few days before, I had heard that ladies also should not wear golden chains. Please clarify my doubts with proof.
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According to Shi'a Islam, is it haram for girls to post their pics on the internet without hijab?

Occasionally, I see that some Muslim girls post their images or pictures on different internet websites without veil, as far as I know, it is Haram for women to expose their bodies and their beauties ...
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Is it haram not to have children?

Hi my name is Keyshawna and I have been Muslim for about a little over two years but I'm still learning and still struggling with self-educating myself. But my question is: Is it haram to not have ...
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Is it allowed to be naked during sex?

I heard in a bayan that the married couples should not be fully naked(without any clothes) even during sex. This answer states that the ayats 23:5-6 reveals that the couples can be naked. Are those ...
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What is adornment in 24:60

(As for women past child-bearing, who have no hope of marriage) and do not need to get married, (it is no sin for them) for such women (if they discard their (outer) clothing) in front of ...
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Is it okay for a Muslim girl not to have children?

i was wondering if it was okay for a muslim girl not to have children if she didn't want any? I'm a Muslim young lady and I like children I just don't know if I actually want any children because I'm ...
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Fashion designing , modelling , acting , painting allowed in islam?

I'm a dentist but I was extremely talented character right from my childhood, my family is very religious and didn't let me opt modelling and fashion designing as a career ! I had good grades and was ...
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Female supervising men in Factory

My wife is planning to establish a pure water factory. In the Factory 75% of the workers will be men, while she supervise/manage them. What is the ruling regarding these issue.Kindly site references ...
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Ear piercing in Islam

Islam doesn't allow to change the features created by Allah like removing the face hairs, creating a space between tooth artificially to look beautiful.- Bhukhari I have some questions under ...
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Can a Muslim women pursue a career in medicine (Islamically acceptable)?

As a high school student I am extremely confused about the compromise between religion and occupation. I'm aware that there are guidelines for this but say you wanted to do nursing or medical school, ...
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Is it permissible for a woman to befriend or talk to man?

If a woman talks to a man is it considered as zina? Nowadays, almost every college going girl has male friends. So if one's intentions are not wrong is it still haram for a women to make friendship ...
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Does woman need four witnesses to prove rape in Sharia law

This has provoked me as it is being used in different ways as a jock material from non-Muslims. What I understand is Sharia law, made it almost impossible to prove adultery by either requesting four ...
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Can a nineteen years old girl get divorce?

I am a 19 years old girl and I want divorce. Does a girl's parent have any right to stop or force that girl from having divorce even if she wants a divorce from her husband?
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Covering Face In The House

There have been great debates on covering face in Islam. As per my knowledge, two great Sahaba, Abdullah Ibne Maso'od and Abdullah Ibne Abbas, have difference of opinion on the subject. Some people ...
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Is it permissible for muslim men/women to modify or set their eye brows?

Assalam Va Allaikum can I please have references for whether modifying ,setting or doing anything with the eye brows for the sole purpose of looking good/better is permissible for our muslim ...
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'slave for a slave, woman for a woman' - does that mean that any slave can be killed for a slave killed?

The Quran says O YOU who have attained to faith! Just retribution is ordained for you in cases of killing: the free for the free, and the slave for the slave, and the woman for the woman ...
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Is it permissible for a woman to have criteria other than being religious-commited when accepting a marriage proposal?

A shahih hadith states: A woman may be married for four things: her wealth, her lineage, her beauty and her religious commitment. Seek the one who is religiously-committed, may your hands be ...
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How many times should a woman suckle her adopted child to become mahram?

After knowing that, if a couple adopts a child, the child will still be non-mahram for the woman if it was a boy or vice-versa for her husband. Alhamdulillah these restrictions will not be applied, ...
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Are the children of your cousins also mehram like the ones of your own blood siblings?

My elder sister observes parda (hijab) strictly even from the children of our cousin. Someone told to us that they are mehrams as they are your nephews and Islam has declared them as mehrams, which a ...
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not yet to get married [on hold]

asalamu caleykum waraxmatuallhi wabarakaatu my question is that If a good guy comes to you and propose for you can you say no cause you not ready yet and you know that this person and you will not get ...
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Muslim Woman Going Out at Night

Today its inevitable for woman to go out. They go out for job, studies and to buy household things. But is there any Islamic ruling specifically preventing woman from going out in the night. Woman do ...
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Can I pray while seeing blood spots due to high prolactin hormones?

My Prolactin hormone in high and I see some blood spot these days. The question is this that now with this bleeding can I pray or not? And if your answer is yes should I do any special thing like ...
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Why the women should be covered when praying?

As far as I know, the women should be covered (متحجبة) when praying, I understand that the women should be covered when meeting other people, but when she is "meeting" God, does that make sense? God ...
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Laylatul Qadr and Menses

If a woman is in her menses during the last 10 nights of Ramadhan, can she still hope for reward of Laylatul Qadr if she stays up during the nights and does all the worship allowed for menstruating ...
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What a woman should do if she wants to leave a job?

I am a teacher. I am doing job from last 14 years. I have three children. Now I want to quit job as I cannot give sufficient time to my children and my home. My husband is not doing any job ...
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can a Muslim woman study abroad without a mahram

Can a muslim woman travel and study overseas without a mahram? Like to pursue her masters or on university exchange. Can her husband prevent her from going if he isnt comfortable with her going?
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Are there any female prophets in Quran?

Are there any female prophets in Quran? If yes, could you give me the link to that passage so I can look at it myself.
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Can a woman recite the Qur'an during her menses?

During a recent Jumuah prayer that I attended, the Imam recited a hadeeth about Abu Hurairah (RAA) who was in the state of janaba when he saw the Prophet (SAWS) approaching him. He did not like ...
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Is it permissible for to have hajib which makes her look attractive to the opposite sex and that is fashionable?

I have heard that women's hijab are not meant to turn into contemporary hijab fashion, because the hijab is meant to cover oneself so to avoid attention from the opposite sex. Now a day the hijabs ...