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Questions tagged [children]

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What about the children of muslims and non-muslims who died in their childhood?

I have heard(but it is not confirmed) that the children of muslims will go to jannah who died in their earlier age(or childhood). What about the children of non-muslims, will they be in jannah after ...
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Is this true that every trouble that hurt person can become of his sin…? [duplicate]

Misfortunes and trouble that hit man can be due to the mistakes he made.For instance, prophets are innocent but the biggest misfortunes hit them.is this true that every trouble that hurt person can ...
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Can names belonging to Christians be given to Muslim children?

We can give our children the name Isa because he is a prophet. Can we use the names like Rose, Josef and Peter since they are his apostles? If those names were wrong, they would not have been the ...
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What parents should do according to Islam when their children (especially in daughter case) rejects getting married?

In this time period our society is worry about so many things. But children marriage problem is a big problem for all of us . Sometimes mothers are worry about suitable proposal for their daughter. ...
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Should parents prefer hajj on child marriage as both have the same priority?

Those people who want to go on Hajj but their child are in a state of being married So, what should those people do either they should first make their child marriage and then go for Hajj, What's ...
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When someone do a sin why is it said that it might happen that children of that person have to pay for it?

i have heard many people that if someone do a bad deed or commit a sin such as doing something bad to some other person. he will have to pay for it either in such a way that his childeren have to face ...
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Looking at private parts for pregnancy

In the country where I stay, if a woman is pregnant and she goes to hospital, she may be assigned a male gynecologist. The only way to be sure to have a female gynecologist is to look for a private ...
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Sex and having a child

I am a 25 year old and I have a child who is 6 years old. For a long time me and my husband could not have sex because our child was there we tried everything but it was very had to have sex when he ...
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Is it okay for a father to hit his children as a punishment? And if so, what are the boundaries?

I just got curious on this and I want to know if this is allowed or not.
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Is it fine for a Muslim father/mother to let their child be Non-muslim?

As of now, I am a boy but want to be a father when I grow up and want my child to have some freedom. Is this allowed?
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Is it haram to say ''Oh my lord'' or ''Oh Lord''

I am 12 years old and I said "oh my Lord" AND "OH LORD". Is this considered shirk or am I disrespecting Allah?
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Is it permissable for disabled people to procreate?

Let's say one in a married couple or both of them have some sort of mental or physical disability (a serious one perhaps), and reproducing has a high chance of making the offspring suffer from the ...
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can girls study in co-education systems? [duplicate]

Can girls study with boys in co-education systems? as now every school or college is co-education and it is a necessity to have proper education so does it make us a bad Muslim?
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When we go to Jannah, can we have children?

When we go to Jannah, can we have children? I.e., have a family, not just be with your family. If not then why?
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Are dependents (such as children) taken into account before applying a hadd punishment?

Applying a hadd punishment, such as the death penalty or amputation, obviously either eliminates or greatly diminishes a person's earning potential. This is problematic when this person has ...
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Is it permitted to smack your child?

By smack I mean perhaps smack on the bottom to correct him not beat repeatedly. Or rather the best way is to sternly speak to him. Evidence from Qur'an and Sunnah.
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What is the 'awrah of a mother in front of her children?

I give a bath to my two sons(whose ages are 7 years and 9 months, respectively). Occasionally, I need to take a bath, too, at the same time when there is no one there to attend to the children. What ...
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Who are the orphans in Qur'an 4:2?

Surah an-Nisa verse no-2 And give orphans their properties, and do not substitute the bad for the good. And do not consume their properties by combining them with yours, for that would be a serious ...
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Does Islamic scripture have an equivalent to “be fruitful and increase in number”?

Genesis 1:28 in the Bible states: God blessed them and said to them, "Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and ...
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Having children in Islam/quran [duplicate]

Is having children in islam farz/wajib if you are married to a woman? Does Quran say anything about it?
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What does Islam offer to protect a child of a haram relationship?

Islam is against zina and condemns it and has rulings on punishing people who commit it like the punishment by stoning for married adulterers (on which at least all earlier scholars sunni's shi'a and ...
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If a 15- to 16-year old became knowledgeable of Islam but refused to enter, if they die will they enter Heaven?

Suppose a kafir child at age of 15 or 16 heard and studied Islam, but did not enter and they were a stubborn disbeliever. Will they be punished if they die at age of 17? Will they enter Heaven?
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What justifies having children if there is a possibility that they will suffer eternally in the afterlife?

One of the subjects which I have been perplexed about is the conflict between procreation and antinatalism. Islam places great emphasis on the family unit and raising children. Of course, this is in ...
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Is paedophilia acceptable under Islam? [duplicate]

Since the prophet Muhammad had a wife Aisha who was, at the time of consummation, nine years old, and Muslims are instructed to live according to the way the prophet lived, is paedophilia accepted in ...
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Is the minimum marriage age for males 12 and females 9 in the Hanafi fiqh?

On the Marriageable age Wikipedia page In Quran, the "age of marriage" coincides with puberty. Classical Islamic law (Sharia) does not have a marriageable age because there is no minimum age at ...
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When does someone stop being an orphan?

The Qur'an talks about the treatment of orphans, e.g.: And do not approach the property of an orphan, except in the way that is best, until he reaches maturity. And fulfill [every] commitment. ...
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Is it true that a child is affected if the mother commits sins?

This is from a Shia point of view This is a statement I found from hubeali.com: It is narrated from Amir-ul-momaneen that a child gets ill if the mother commits a sin. (Huliya-tul-Mutaqeen, ...
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Why are orphans considered orphans when their father dies and not when both their parents die?

The definition of an orphan is: An orphan (from the Greek: ορφανός orphanós) is a child whose parents are dead or have permanently abandoned the child I've seen Islamic websites which say that an ...
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If a man divorces his wife, does his daughter become halal for him to marry?

If a man has a daughter with a woman and then many years later, he divorces the woman, does his daughter become halal for him to marry?
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If a wife converts to Islam and her husband or father does not?

If a wife or daughter converts to Islam, and her husband or father does not, is she still required to be obedient to him?
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Is it sinful to leave abusive parents?

Background: I am currently going through a very emotionally distressing moment in my life where I am unsure which path to pursue. As a child not even out of the womb my biological father did not ...
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What should I do when I have a child from zina when I am already married to someone else? [duplicate]

I am married woman. I have a child from zina, whose father is a another person. Who should inherent the child? Who should pay for expenses? Can my husband inherit the child?
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Is marriage between divorcees both with kids permissible? How to raise the kids if they are of opposite gender?

Is it allowed for a divorced man with a 10-year old son who's living permanently with him to marry a divorced woman with a 3-year old daughter who also lives permanently with her? Can both kids be ...
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What is the prescribed duration of breast feeding?

What is the prescribed duration of breast feeding a child in light of Quran and Hadith?
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Are there any laws in islam that tells us it is a must to have marital intercourse upon closed doors?

Assalamualaykum, i'm new here, and have a story to tell and a question to ask, mind you this particular story may sound quite disturbing and may a bit uncomfortable (i'll try to keep it as non ...
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Obeying abusive parents? [duplicate]

Assalamu Alaikum, Since my early childhood my parents physically and emotionally abused me to the extent that I had mental issues. I was always faithful but under all the depression and confusion I ...
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Is it parent's obligation to pay for boy's marriage

I am a 24 years old guy and have been working in Software Industry for the past 2 years. I don't know what other details to put in this question! but, is it parent's obligation to pay for my marriage?...
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Does Islam allow parents to abuse their children?

I have tried to search for a hadith or some grounding in the Quran which shuns parents from abusing their own children. I could not find any. I am talking about verbal and emotional abuse. I ...
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Why are we punished for the sins of others, e.g. Adam and Eve and children for their parents' wrongdoing?

We are told that no one will be punished for another person's sins. However when Adam (as) and Hawa (Eve) went against Allah (swt) instructions and ate from the forbidden tree, they were sent on Earth ...
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How can a child marriage be anything but forced?

EDIT: I am putting a bounty on this question. Therefore I added references and precisions to address the comments (some of which, I believe, seem to have been posted without reading this question). ...
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Is discrimination between daughters and sons allowed?

Does Islam allow discrimination among daughters and sons? As a parent, is it okay to let your son do things that aren't allowed in Islam, but stop your daughter from doing it just because she is a ...
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Till which age, it is the obligation of parents to keep their children?

As a general rule, it is the obligation of parents to keep and train their children till they become able doing their affairs. I was wondering if Islam has mentioned any specific age for it. For ...
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How much right does a child have over their parents?

Sometimes the parent may be in the wrong, does the child have the right to correct their parent or go against them or is that not permissible. For example, it may be that the child has learnt ...
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What is the ruling on giving orphans inheritance after our death?

I am aware that Islam encourages looking after the orphans. It also prohibits giving your own lineage in place of their original lineage (through a change in surname). But what is the ruling related ...
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kids who commit suicide [duplicate]

A boy in my neighbors commited suicide yesterday due to continuous torture by his teacher. He was just 16 and was an innocent kid. What does Islam say about kids who suicide?
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Does Islam allow child soldiers?

Does Islam allow the use of child soldiers? As an example, the use of five year olds in Syria.
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Why a little child goes directly to Jannah?

As far as I know, if an Infant or a little kid or child dies he/she goes automatically to Jannah, because he/she hasnt done anything bad. Now My Question is: Isn't it a bit unfair that they don't have ...
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What is right age for children to start fasting?

In the month of Ramadan everyone would fast seeing which children are tempted to fast. So can anyone put some light on this question of mine that when is the right age for children to start fasting?
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Who has the right to name the baby, father or mother?

I am aware that this is the right of the parents to name their newborn (children). (It could even be counted as a wajib/mandatory practice for parents to choose an appropriate and Islamic name for ...
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Are the heaven of the children (who die) the same as the main Jannah who Momenin go? (Shia view)

I have heard that children won't go to the heaven which Mo'menin (believers) will go (I mean the children who die before the age of puberty). In truth, they will go to another place which is not as ...