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The traditional covering for the hair and neck that is worn by Muslim women in the presence of non-mahrams.

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Should Muslim women observe the hijab if it is safer for them not to?

Quran 33:59 “ O Prophet, tell your wives and your daughters and the women of the believers to bring down over themselves [part] of their outer garments. That is more suitable that they will be ...
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How do a muslim woman pray if she doesn’t have a hijab?

I’ve watched a film based on a true incident where a muslim girl’s plane crashed and she ended up in a forest. She’s got some minor injuries & some of her clothes were ripped including her hijab. ...
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Application/program nudity filtering nudity

Is there any application/program available that filter any nudity on the screen (computer/phone...)? This is should certainly be possible with all the progress in image recognition. Most ...
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Are Ankles to be covered for women? if not, till what extent the garment can be(above the ankles)?

According to the hadith Jami` at-Tirmidhi Book 24 Hadith 1731 my understanding is that a woman has to wear a long garment which is below the ankle by at least a handspan or forearm. (That's what i ...
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Hijab and discrimination? I dont want to wear a hijab anymore tbh

So, basically I have been reading a lot and I found out that slave women even if they are muslims arent allowed to wear hijab or even dress modest? Isn't that discrimination against them? Let alone ...
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Is it allowed for a women to uncover her face if non Muslim government banned face cover?

I'm living in a Buddhist country .. recently our country faced a terror attack so after that incident government banned women face covering
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Is there any islamic reason for wearing niqaab (veiling of the face)? [duplicate]

Culture has begun to mingle with tradition and religion until people assume they are one and the same. In a new course I have signed up to, we are required to wear niqab (veil our faces) in front of ...
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If you wear a scarf, if your hair shows without you knowing, are you sinning?

I don’t know if it will be sinning: If you wear a scarf, if your hair shows without you knowing.
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If a women strictly follows the all rules of Islam but a task is assigned to her as deliver audio lecture on social media Is it permissible?

If a women wear veil during studies but if a task is assigned to her i.e: to upload audio lecture on social media then Is it permissible that she can deliver audio lecture on social media. and If it ...
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Can Women Wear Niqab at Hajj?

I am asking this question on behalf of a Muslim sister. She performed Hajj two times while covering her face. She did so because she was uncomfortable in the presence of men when she was outside. She ...
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Is wearing a face veil during prayer allowed in Islam? [duplicate]

I am university student. In most of the universities, girls perform prayers while wearing a face veil. Is wearing a face veil during prayer allowed in the Islamic religion or not?
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What can a girl do if her in-laws don't allow her to wear the hijab?

Veil is an important thing for Muslims girls in Islam. My friend is suffering a problem which is related to the veil(Hijab). She used to wear Hijab from her school life but after marriage her in ...
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Is that islam give the permission to women of coeducation? [duplicate]

Is that islam give permission to women of coeducation.If they wear hijab or burka and avoid interaction with males then what islam suggest.
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Can I be forced by my parents?

Aoa I am a 14 year old and my father is forcing me to wear hijab. When i asked him why he wants me to do that he simply said because he doesn’t like me opening my hair and that she thinks girls look ...
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Is Niqab and Burqa obligatory for women? [duplicate]

There are some shuyookh who say that niqab and burqa are obligatory because women are altogether 'awrah and they refer to the verse “And tell the believing women to lower their gaze (from looking ...
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Is it permitted to sit with your sister in law in same room?

When my family visit my wife's family we stay in their house as guests. Her sisters will come into the bedroom we stay in to chat to her and I'm usually present and may chat to me wearing the ...
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When is it possible to look at the opposite sex who is not mahram?

I thought I'd change the question around as it's always lower your gaze. Is there any situation where a man can look at a woman (meaning looking at her face primarily and wearing no face veil (Niqaab) ...
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Was hijab in public enforced legally in premodern times?

I sometimes come across claims that many of the obligations that Muslims have in Islam are a purely personal matter and were not legally enforced, historically. It's not quite clear to me which ...
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Correct Hijab For Men vs Women [closed]

We often see the hijab for women being addressed by scholars as well as other people e.g. post on social media point out the correct and incorrect hijab. Unfortunately, the same attention is not ...
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Is wearing hijab wajib for woman? [duplicate]

I have seen many women without hijab but they’re super religious. Is it a must thing for a women to wear hijab? Or it’s a choice? And what if you don’t wear hijab but wear covering clothes?
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Is avoiding overt displays of masculinity part of the male hijab?

A Muslim woman may be instructed that her behavior is considered part of the female hijab, and she should avoid displays of femininity, such as softening your voice (IslamWeb), and instead adopt ...
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Is eyebrow threading permissible if it's done for oneself, and not to show off?

Nowadays, women and girls have shape their eyebrows, such as through eyebrow threading (which may extend to the full face). My opinion is that most of them do it just to show off. However, if this ...
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What is the wajib hijab for women in Islam?

I want to know about the wajib hijab for women. Is full face covering includes in wajib hijab or just forehead and chin? And what about wrist and toe? Anyone can help me so that I can improve myself
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Should a girl wear the headscarf before puberty?

Some parents tell their girls (say aged 5 and upwards) to wear the headscarf when out for example in a non Muslim school in a non Muslim country. Is this right in Islam or should it only be enforced ...
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How reliable is the hadith “the woman is Awrah”?

The following hadith is listed as "Da’if (Darussalam)" (weak) at sunnah.com: Abdullah narrated that The Prophet said: “The woman is Awrah, so when she goes out, the Shaitan seeks to tempt her.” ...
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Are parents responsible for their daughter not wearing hijab?

At the age of around 20, I was forced to wear hijab by my father. I don't want to wear the hijab just yet, so I've worn it on and off since then. My dad once lectured me, forcing me to wear hijab or ...
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Is it a must to wear abaya and hijab outside the house?

Is it a must to wear abaya and hijab outside the house or can I wear modest clothes like long full sleeve shirt with jean pants or my traditional clothes which are a long shirt with trousers? Please ...
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Is Hijab an outdated or an old age remedy to keep the society away from a lot of sins? Is the ruling of hijab proving only men should be dominant? [closed]

Assalamu Alaikum. Behind every command of Allah there would be a reason. Hence when hijab comes to my mind, the so-called reasons people claim for the reason to wear hijab are: Even though men and ...
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Can women put their pics (with hijab) on internet?

I've already inquired for a similar question, but my previous question was in regards to "Can women put their pictures (without hijab) on the internet". So, at that question I concluded that it is ...
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Do I need to wear a veil to touch or move the Quran?

I am new to Islam and I just received a Quran and was told to put it at the highest point in my room so I am going to put a special shelf up for it. Do I need to wear a veil to touch or move the Quran?...
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Do you need to wear Hijab or Niqab infront of elderly men?

Do you need to wear niqab or hijab infront of elderly non mehram men? References will be great !
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Women without hijab is better than their hijab counterpart? [closed]

There is a challenging question in my Islamic textbook, that is which one is better: woman that doesn't wear hijab but her behavior is better or woman that wear hijab but her behavior is questionable (...
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Is this the correct translation of Imam ibn Taymiyyah's views on veiling?

Imam Ibn Taymiyyah said in his "Majmoo' al fatawa" that : والحجاب مختص بالحرائر دون الإماء كما كانت سنة المؤمنين في زمن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم وخلفائه أن الحرة تحتجب والأمة تبرز وكان عمر رضي ...
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Is sharia law more liberal in UAE? [closed]

Etihad airways posted a picture on their Facebook: It shows prince Mohammed bin Zayed shaking hands with a woman that is a part of Etihad airways best engineers. Therefore, I got a bit curious about ...
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Is wearing hijab only in front of men sexist?

There's a gender imbalance with hijab: it's only required to be worn in front of (non-mahram) men*. It requires that Muslim women behave differently depending on the gender of who's around, which is ...
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Must muslimah wear hijab all time at home if a guest lives there

Muslimaat wear hijab when a non mahram man enter in their home. However, if a non mahram guest come at home for a long period. Does this means, girls at home must always wear Hijab at home? Thank you.
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Are women in Islam forced to cover themselves? [duplicate]

I am not a muslim, I just want to know more about this religion. So I have a friend who is a muslim and when she was 13 her parents told her to wear hijab (i don't know if that is how you spell it) ...
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Is “Allaah commanded the believing women … to leave only one eye showing” authentic?

Ibn ‘Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: “Allaah commanded the believing women, when they go out of their houses for some need, to cover their faces from the top of the head with the jilbaab,...
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Is swimming in a mixed pool allowed if women are covered?

I doubt that males are permitted to swim in a pool with women who are wearing a swimsuit or bikini even if they averted their gaze. The environment is haraam. Now what if the women were wearing the ...
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Who does “male attendants having no physical desire” refer to in Qur'an 24:31?

I wanted to ask a question about the following verse: And tell the believing women to reduce [some] of their vision and guard their private parts and not expose their adornment except that which [...
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Is it permissible for me to uncover my hair in front of female cousins who are atheists? [duplicate]

My question is regarding the hijab of a woman. Is it permissible for me to uncover my hair in front of female cousins (mothers sisters daughters) who are atheists? Is it permissible for me to uncover ...
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Would you get away with abusing slave women in the time of the Prophet?

Being recognized as free woman in order to not get molested يَا أَيُّهَا النَّبِيُّ قُل لِّأَزْوَاجِكَ وَبَنَاتِكَ وَنِسَاءِ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ يُدْنِينَ عَلَيْهِنَّ مِن جَلَابِيبِهِنَّ ۚ ذَٰلِكَ ...
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How does one repent and remain steadfast on the straight path? [closed]

If one has repented and wants to be become a more practising Muslim but points below get in the way, how do they deal with them from an Islamic prospective? If one is prevented from praying while at ...
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Does a woman have to pray with hijab, when she is alone, according to Shia jurisprudence?

I understand that according to the sunni scholars, a woman has to pray with hijab, even if she is alone. I have heard that this is the case according to the shia scholars too, but I've never seen any ...
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Is the reward for observing hijab in Iran the same as for observing hijab in Australia?

In Iran, observing hijab is required by law to a certain extent (see Wikipedia). This means women are forced to do it (to some degree), that observing hijab is ordinary, and that many women there ...
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What is the main purpose of Hijab in Islam?

What is the main reason Islam advocates Hijab? Is it to reduce sexual assaults? If that is the case, there are numerous Westernized countries which have low sex-related crime/harassment/assault ...
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Women aren't allowed to show their hair to non-mahrams. What about wigs?

Women aren't permitted to show their hair to non-mahrams. Lets say that there was a wedding, and lots of non-mahram men were present. Will the woman be allowed to wear a wig (and style it) so she does ...
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Should a woman keep her head cover while performing Wudu?

My mother has a question. She was asking that can a woman perform Wudu without the Hijab (or without covering her head) and when she is done with Wudu she can cover her head. She do Wudu alone by ...
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If a Muslim woman abandons hijab, how would other Muslim women typically react?

Here's a YouTube video of WhiteGirlRevert who decided to take off her hijab: She says: ...not all Muslims are going to be very nice about this. ... I really am not in the mood for, like, ...
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If society developed so that hijab was considered men's attire, what should Muslim women do?

At the risk of being labelled what Bilal Philips calls a what-iffer (those with a tendency to ask hypothetical fiqh questions) in The Evolution of Fiqh, I have a "what if" question... Suppose society ...