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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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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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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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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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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 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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Is giving EDIEE to the younger ones a sunnah?

In our country, on eid day there is a custom of giving some money as gift (to people younger than us) and it is called EIDEE. i want to know how and from whom this custom is started.? this custom ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Committing suicide is haram, but what if children/teens do it?

If children and teens who do not know what haram is end up committing suicide, will they be forgiven by Allah and enter heaven?
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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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Adam and Eve and children: Were they practising incest?

How did the children of Adam and Eve breed? Was it incest? By the way, as far as I know the only problem for a brother and a sister to have a child is mutations in DNA. If Adam and Eve had an ...
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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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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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Should child pray for the forgiveness of his bad father?

I advised my friend to offer qada prayers of his deceased father and to pray for his forgivness as this is compulsory (wajib) on the children. He replied that his father had left him and his mother. ...
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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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The reason behind diseases and suffer of innocent children in this world?

Some very severe diseases which usually end in death happen for kids or even infants and cause them a great amount of pain!! Why is this happening? And why the all kind Allah doesn't do anything to ...
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Does Islam allow child slavery? [closed]

Does Islam allow child slavery? From which age? What are the restrictions?