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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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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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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 haram for girls to post their pics on the internet without hijab?

Occasionally, it is seen that some Muslim girls/women post their images on different internet websites without veil (hijab). Based on Islam, it is Haram (forbidden) for women to expose their bodies ...
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Is father-in-Law non-mahram according to Islam?

If a young woman gets married outside family, does she has to observe full hijab in front of her father-in-law. Is he Mahram? That would mean she has to hide her face from her father-in-Law all times ...
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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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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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As a man, is it appropriate/inoffesnive to wear burqa for protection against COVID-19? [closed]

First off, I am not a Muslim, nor do I wish to cause offense to any Muslims. Recently with all the obligation of wearing a facemask at all times I have been wondering, why not make it even more ...
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Can a Muslim girl make accounts on social media?

We all know that Islam teaches a woman to reveal herself only to her family & other females. If I make account on Instagram and upload my photos, then is it correct? Because here I am revealing ...
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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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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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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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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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What is the difference between “muhajaba” and “hijabi”?

It seems both muhajaba (or muhajiba) and hijabi refer to women who observe hijab. Personally, I like hijabi because it sounds cute, and not for any serious reason. Question: What is the difference ...
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Is it haram for women to wear trousers?

There are some scholars that say that wearing trousers and leggings for women is Haram. And there are some other Muslims that say that it is permissible only if the trousers are not tight and a long ...
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Is it haram to wear makeup when wearing a hijab?

A little bit of context before the question: I were at a restaurant and pretty much every woman there was wearing makeup which is common and I don’t really see it as a bad thing but according to some ...
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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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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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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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Non-Muslims and hijab: Is it a problem for them to dress modestly in Islamic ways?

I have seen some discussion lately from non-Muslims who have argued that a non-Muslim wearing hijab is inappropriate, as an example of cultural appropriation. But I am now wondering what are some of ...
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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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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 Hijab required in front of blind men?

According to Islamic rules, is it required for a woman to wear the headscarf in the presence of a non-Mahram blind man?
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Is it permissible for to have hajib which makes her look attractive to the opposite sex and that is fashionable?

I have heard that women's hijab are not meant to turn into contemporary hijab fashion, because the hijab is meant to cover oneself so to avoid attention from the opposite sex. Now a day the hijabs ...
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Is hijab wajib (obligatory) for a slave woman?

In this article in Arabic, it is said that Ibn Taymiyyah and Ibn Al Qayyim hold the opinion that the hijab is fard (obligatory) for free women only: ذكر شيخ الإسلام ابن تيمية في تفسير سورة النور أن ...
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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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Should a woman leave burqa if her husband forces her

Should a woman leave burqa/Niqab/Hidjab/not cover her face, if her husband forces her to,and threatens her to divorce?
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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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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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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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Does my grandfather's cousin's daughter have to wear the hijab in the presence of me?

Is it necessary for my grandfather's cousin's daughter to wear the head-cover in front of me?
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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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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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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 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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The Hijab and the Smile

Assalam u Alaikum I am a sister living in the West, recently I started taking the Hijab in all its forms (as it is known), including not just the head covering but also the mannerisms (e.g lowering ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.” ...