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:


I was wondering regarding its women numbers. In other word, I wonder how many women were with Imam Hussain at the event of Battle-of-Karbala? Is there any statistics concerning that?

Note: As much as possible, I’m looking for the Shia view (references). Although Sunni’s views would be appreciated as well.


بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم

About the attendance of the women in the day of Ashura (battle of Karbala) there are several women who consist of:

  • حضرت زينب، ام كلثوم، فاطمه، صفيه و ام هاني

    (As the daughters of Amir-al-Mo'menin Ali (a.s.)

  • فاطمه و سكينه و رقیه

    As the daughters of Imam Hussain (a.s.)

  • And:

    رباب، عاتكه، ام محسن بن الحسن، بنت مسلم بن عقيل، فضه النوبيه و ام وهب بن عبدالله.

The martyred woman: ام وهب


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    This site's main language is English, It would be better to translate Arabic text to English. – nim Jun 22 '16 at 13:38

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