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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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Is a poor homeless beggar exempt from his 5 daily salat? [closed]

Suppose a poor beggar who lives on streets and suffers from hunger everyday but gets by struggling everyday. He is also a Muslim, but I want to know if he is exempt from offering Salat due to his ...
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How is the test of life on earth fair

I am not a Muslim, but I am very interested in it. I hope by getting an answer to this question I will take a step closer to maybe accepting Islam. I understand that Allah gives everyone a chance to ...
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Are men and women equal in terms of piety in Islam?

According to Islamqa men and women are not equal. So are men and women equal or not? What I mean is, are men inherently better then women in terms of piety, just for them being men? If there's any ...
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Why do only women need a wali for nikah?

If the Quran states that believers are equal, whether men or women, why does only a woman need a wali to get married?
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Why are men not told to cover from head to toe in a thick outer garment? [closed]

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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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 ...
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Why are women not told to hit their husband?

In Islam the men (husbands) are allowed to hit their wife's 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 ...