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Are women allowed to go near grave or graveyard to do Dua' for dead?

In my country women are not allowed to go near grave and do Jiarat /ziarat (Dua). While men are allowed to do it. Now in Islam is it right or wrong according to Islam?? Are there any references ...
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Why are women not allowed to go out alone even in today's society?

Men are allowed to go out to anywhere they like and at anytime they wish. Women on the other hand are restricted and can only go out with a mahram by their side. I understand that this is because men ...
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Why are men not told to cover from head to toe in a thick outer garment?

Women are told to cover their bodies properly with a loose and thick outer garment (hijab). However men are only told to cover a section of their body. I understand that one should guard their private ...
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I want to ask about the slave girl

assalam ue alekum! I have listened and read that we are free to have sex with our wife and the right hand possessed. So my questions are: How and what are the circumstances? Is it applicable now as ...
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Does the wife have the right to reject sex?

The wife has to obey her husband and he has to provide for her and treat her with kindness. However is the wife allowed to reject sex if she was not in the mood or for any other reason? It is her body ...
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Why do women have to wear burqa / hijab and why is it prohibited to touch women?

Why do women have to wear burqa / hijab and why is it prohibited to touch women? I've read an interview from an imam. He said, it is to protect women. It is prohibited to touch a woman nor see her ...
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He wants another kid but I don´t

Salam, I have been married for 7 years and have to beautiful kids , two boys. I have ups and downs with my husband but that's just life. Last week my husband came up to me with the desire of having ...
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Can you provide me some reference from the Quran and the Hadith against abusing women?

I am searching for some references (preferably with background history) against abusing women. What is Islam's stands against teasing/sexually harassing or abusing women? What is the punishment for ...
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Hoors of Jannah

Here is a muslimah asking. This Hoor al ayn(virgins for men pleasure) thing have been harassed me for a time. Some of scholars say that they are 'spouses' for men and also women ! But then some ...
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Why were there no female Prophets?

There have been roughly about 124,000 Prophets sent by Allah (swt) to mankind. Now all of these have been male. Is there a reason why none of them were female? I know that there are many women in ...
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In a hygienic state to pray (Should I have to pray in my abnormal bleeding/Istihaza)

Hello in referral to the state of hygiene you have to be in to pray I understand there are quite a few objections for women when it comes to how clean they have to be to pray so I have a question that ...
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Grave visiting for women

Asalamu alaikum, What is the ruling for women who want to visit graves of their beloved ones? Is it permissible for them to visit? Should they do so, at a time when other men are not around? Is ...
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Can a Muslim man marry a non Muslim woman in her country, is it valid?

I would like to ask if a Muslim man can marry a non Muslim woman in her country, is it valid? Is it possible to have equal wedding ceremony, like if the woman is a Christian can a Muslim man marry the ...
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Is polygamy strictly forbidden for women in Islam? [duplicate]

Is there an ayet in Koran that prevents a woman from marrying more than one man ? If not, what's the general consensus on the topic ?
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Why are women not told to hit their husband?

In Islam the man (husband) is allowed to hit their wife if they do something which is against Islam. I understand that this does not mean that they can hit hard and it is just a light hit with the ...
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Inspirational and/or motivational quotes for Muslim women

I am developing a simple mobile application that will generate random inspirational and motivational quotes for Muslim women. The World is becoming a difficult place for a Muslimah, and I hope my ...
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My iman under pressure and stress

As Salaam Alaikum... I am a recent widow with children. They no longer behavior to my liking and it's very stressful. It's like something goes wrong with my iman (faith) these days... I lose the ...
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Is dating in Islam haram?

Is dating in a young age (15,16) without doing anything haram? I mean dating only for fun.
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After khulla when can a woman marry someone else?

Aoa,i have filed for khulla,my reconcilation time is over...i ave not yet recieved an official khulla notice from the court.My question is when can i marry someone else.How long would be the iddat ...
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Can I use any film star (female) pictures as my own profile picture?

I have been told that using any female picture is forbidden in Islam, because Islam don't like showing off any female publicly So can I use their (film stars/models) picture or it will be a sin even ...
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Wearing more modest

Asalamualakum, Im in need of an answer due to my mom not liking the way I dress and enforcing me to change. I am a 17 year old and I wear the hijab. I do not dress as modest as I'd wish to be. I wear ...
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how to know if a woman has a wet dream and is Ghusl required?

If you do not remember having a wet dream, but you see some discharge, then should you do ghusl? It is confusing because as a woman I have discharge anyway, so I do not know if it is a sign of a wet ...
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Man wearing simple women jeans?

Is it permissible for a man to wear women jeans (that is only simple one without any designs and other things)? As, sometimes, the material is very comfortable and they costs less.
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Can a Muslim women marry her cousin (paternal)? [duplicate]

Can a Muslim woman marry her cousin ( son of her father's brother)? We like each other, we want to know if it is haram to marry a relative, that is too a paternal cousin? Is it acceptable in Islam? ...
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Questioning about girl's virginity before marriage?

Is it right to question a girl about her virginity if someone is determined to get married to her only. Or is it punishable from islamic point of view ?
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How many women were with Imam Hussain? (at battle of Karbala)

As possibly many of you know, at the time of Imam Hussain (a.s.) there was a tragedy event which was and is famous as Battle-of-Karbala. For more info. you can read the following link: ...
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Is sexual jihad sanctioned by Islam? Or is it a perversion? [duplicate]

Sexual jihad is supposed to be the participation of non-combatant women in voluntarily offering themselves in sexual comfort roles to men fighting for the establishment of Islamic rule. Is this an ...
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Is it permissible for a female to do job?

UAE is encouraging their girls to study and job, Even that Modi said our minority Muslim females don't study or do jobs, I think Islam gives female right to decide whether she wants to go out for work ...
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Is it haram to use pills to avoid or offset menstruation?

I live very far from my wife and family for job. I usually go my home for 7 to 8 days maximum. The problem is whenever I visited my wife, she usually had been with her monthly days. She took ...
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Is prayer accepted if your hair isn't covered

If I am out of home and do not have cover for my hair and it is time for prayer will it not be accepted if I pray?
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Trying to pray but my baby is sick

I have been trying to put my daughter to sleep so I can get up to pray but every time I go to leave her she wakes up and even when she is awake she is clingy and cries so I can't concentrate because ...
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Should I make up for 6-10 years of possibly invalid prayer and fasts?

Since I was 8, every time I got in the shower I would throw water pressure “down there” until my body shook (I believe this is called a climax or orgasm, and I may have emitted maniy but I can’t ...
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Why girls are discouraged to attend in Salatul Eid?

Assalamualaikum. In the Indian subcontinent, girls/women are discouraged to attend in Salatul Eid? I don't know about the other parts of the world. However, is there any reason behind it? ...
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Can I pray while having cryotherapy discharge?

I went through a cryotherapy and now I have a watery discharge that changes color and is supposed to last 4-6 weeks. Can I fast and pray during this?
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Can a women do job without the permission of her husband

Assalamualaikum. Now-a-days, women are attracted to do job outside the home. As they are being educated, they don't want to live as a housewife. It is true that some of the women are in need of job, ...
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Does my Namaz not count?

When the Namaz (prayer) is performed whole heartedly. Does rolling up of hair and clutching it with a clip before wearing Hijab or Veil makes Namaz not count for Women? Please provide proper ...
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Should women also perform Itikaf in Mosque or can they perform it at home also?

I've heard that Itikaf should be done in mosque by women also. But most of them perform it at home. So is it a right practice ? Can anyone put some light on this question of mine.
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Do a women's debt and its repayment goes to her husband after she get married?

I heard one of the wife of my Muslim friend that she told him the debt of her acquired prior the marriage is now a part of debt that he is responsible to pay off because she will stop working after ...
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Why can't Muslim women shake hands with strange men? [duplicate]

I received a copy of the Qur'an from a Muslim girl at a booth while I was at University, I said thank you and offered my hand for a handshake, but she refused it, which made me feel really awkward. ...
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Is virginity defined by an intact hymen?

Islamic school principal banned running so girls would not 'lose virginity': reports mentions allegations that a Principal banned girls from running because it could cause them to lose their ...
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Am I allowed to vote a woman into power? [closed]

I have read that it is not permissible, but I have also seen many good examples of Female Political Leaders. Is there a final word on this? Perhaps an explanation of the first article that removes all ...
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Headscarfs and veils with respect to trans-gender-people?

It is my understanding that female humans obeying the muslim religion must (or choose to) hide their hair and sometimes even face from non-family males. However, it is well known today, that the ...
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Can a Hindu turned Muslim divorcee convert back to Hindu [closed]

Can a Muslim divorcee (who was Hindu before marrying a Muslim) converts back to Hindu after divorce?
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Veiling of men and women in Islam

What verses of the Qur’an urge for the veiling, or covering of women? Do they call any reason for such? Do any verses urge for veiling of men?
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Does 65:4 discuss an underage wife or simply a wife who is too old to menstruate?

I'm researching several verses from the Qur'an and as it is my first time to delve into the Islamic religion I am having difficulty with some of the translations and such. 65: Divorce, verse 4, ...
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Does Islam oppress Women?

One of the most asked question about Islam . Non muslims think Islam tells to oppress women and underestimate them . What is the answer of that claim ?
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what are the rights of un-married girls to choose husband in Islam?

please provide the answer and if possible the reference 1 : what rights does a girl has to choose her husband by her self ?? 2 : up to what limit and what right her parents have over her will ?? 3 ...
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Divorcing my husband

I want to go through with a divorce as things are not qorking out. My husband lives abroad and the last time i was with him was 9 months ago. He is refusing to give me a divorce but he says i can ...
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Can nikah be performed when the bride is having her mensus?

If marriage dates are fixed in advance (e.g. 2 or 3 months ago) and the bride is in her menses on the day of nikah, does it invalidate the nikah? In short, can nikah be performed when the bride is ...
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Wearing Hijab at school

As a Muslim girl I know that wearing a hijab(SCARF FOR COVERING THE HAIR)is a compulsory one and I do use it.But the school in which I study do not permit using it . Also the school do not allow any ...