Questions tagged [hijab]

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 the children of your cousins also mehram like the ones of your own blood siblings?

My elder sister observes parda (hijab) strictly even from the children of our cousin. Someone told to us that they are mahrams as they are your nephews and Islam has declared them as mahrams, which a ...
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Why the women should be covered when praying?

As far as I know, the women should be covered (متحجبة) when praying, I understand that the women should be covered when meeting other people, but when she is "meeting" God, does that make sense? God ...
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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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What does “bosom” mean in Qur'an 24:31?

Allah tells us in the Qur'an: وَقُل لِّلۡمُؤۡمِنَـٰتِ يَغۡضُضۡنَ مِنۡ أَبۡصَـٰرِهِنَّ وَيَحۡفَظۡنَ فُرُوجَهُنَّ وَلَا يُبۡدِينَ زِينَتَهُنَّ إِلَّا مَا ظَهَرَ مِنۡهَا‌ۖ وَلۡيَضۡرِبۡنَ ...
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Did women in Arabian peninsula have “Hijab” before Islam?

I searched about but didn't find my answer and even asked some clergymen but no result! I know in the other religions women wore hijab like Jews but as we know in Arabian peninsula most people were ...
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Does a women have to cover her face with a veil? [duplicate]

I used to cover my face, but now I only cover everything but my face. Do I have to cover my face? is there anything in the Quran and authentic Sunnah about covering the face? if so, than is there a ...
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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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At what age should girls be covered with Hijab?

There has been some debate between some friends and myself about at what age should parents start covering their daughters with hijab or niqab? Should it be from birth? when she starts school (mixing ...
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Are women required to cover their face and palms in Islam?

While there is also another related question on the website, my question is however different: In many countries, Muslim women don't cover their face and palms, although they cover their hair, ears, ...
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Forcing hijab on non Muslims

In some Muslim countries, including mine, we force foreign women to wear hijab, and we say "it's the rule." Now when a Muslim woman in a non Islamic country wants to wear hijab and the government ...
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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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Do unattractive women need to wear a hijab?

And say to the believing women that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty; that they should not display their beauty and ornaments except what (must ordinarily) appear thereof; that ...
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What should the Hijab for Muslim women cover?

I'm asking this since there's a range of "coverage" that we see in Muslim women, from the niqab which covers everything except for the eyes to a headscarf that covers just the head and not the neck/...

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