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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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Are children books with pictures in them haram in Islam?

I have a lot of books I used to read when I was a kid like diary of a wimpy kid and big Nate and I just recently found out things with pictures in them are haram so should I throw these books out or ...
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Should you treat your daughters better than your sons?

I heard something along the lines of you should treat your daughters better than your sons. Is this true or do we treat both children equally?
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Rationale for enslaving children

Assalamualaikum just a quick question. Can anyone help explain the rationale behind enslaving children. In most of the battles in the Prophet's time we see women and children being enslaved together. ...
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What age to bring kids to graveyard

My son grandma passed away and he is 3 years old. I wanted to ask what age should we bring kid to grave yard as there is a dispute in my family and I know that 3-4 is too small to bring them here. ...
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Why does God let people kill each other?

We are all here in this world to pass our test, and the other world will be the result of our deeds in this world, right?? Then if God gave us the chance of test here in this world. Why did he gave ...
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Is it obligatory in islam to continue to have more children when you can't provide for your existing children?

I heard somewhere that you should never stop having children based on wealth. I.e. if you hardly have any money to provide for your family, you should not let this stop you from having more and more ...
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Respect of children

What if parents disrespect their children. Some time parents disrespect their own children they abuse their children. We often heared about the rights of parents but what about rights of children of ...
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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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Zakat on wife who's husband doesn't bear expenses of wife and their child

I'm mother of 1 toddler child. My husband and I live separately (not divorced) and we do not have any communication between us. My husband is not interested to continue this relationship for a long ...
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Is watching cartoons Haram?

When I was a kid, I have watched a lot of cartoons. Now I don't have time to watch it. But I have many friends who are still watching it, post a picture and video on their social network and always ...
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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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Is it haram to say ''Oh my lord'' or ''Oh Lord'' [duplicate]

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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Are there any laws in islam that tells us it is a must to have marital intercourse upon closed doors?

Assalamualaykum, If a kid of a couple runs into them during their private time who leave their door open, how should the kid respond in an Islamic way? Are there any hadiths and or qur'an verses ...
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Ruling on hitting children [closed]

I got one bad grade on my exams My father overlooks all the good grades and hits me because of the bad grade Is it permissible for a parent to hit their child over bad grades in school
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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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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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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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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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Are children punished for the sins of their parents? Or rewarded for their good deeds?

Does Allah (swt) punish (in this life and in the Hereafter) the sons/daughters for misdeeds committed by the father/mother? Are sons/daughters rewarded (in this life and in the Hereafter) for the good ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is the exact age of Tamiz (التمییز) for children?

I have heard that it is better for men and women to observe some items or rulings (Ahkam) in front of the children who are at the age of Tamiz (التمییز). According to my researches, the age of Tamiz ...
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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 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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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 are my duties towards my husband's child?

I am married to a wonderful man living in the UK to make a living for his family. He has a daughter from a previous marriage and has full custody. For diverse circumstances the little girl must live ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Will children who die, go to heaven or they'll go to another place?

Will children who die, go to the Jannah (heaven) or they'll go to another place? I have heard that children won't go to the heaven which Mo'menin will go (I mean the children who die before the age ...
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How can poor people afford many children with lack of birth control? [closed]

Many prominent Islamic scholars discourage popular birth control methods. But how can poor people afford to raise so many children? Also some women consider this as their violation of their rights, ...
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How to stop a toddler from masturbating?

I've been bought up in a culture where masturbation is a dirty disgusting thing, something which you never do, never talk about, and never even think about, and I have always thought that islam ...
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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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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 ...