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Questions about or that apply specifically to women.

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Did women sacrifice?

Did women in the lifetime of Mohammad (peace be upon him) and the Sahabah offer sacrifice on eid azha?
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What does the name “Asenath” means who was the better half of Prophet Yousuf? [on hold]

We Know that Asenath/Zulekha was the wife of Prophet Yousuf. For a big purpose i want to know the meaning of the name of "Asenath/Osenath".
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If someone is possessed by jinni will the sihr effect their partner? [closed]

I’m planning to get married very soon, but she has a jinni in her. She has seizure attacks every once in a while. I know it will test my patience level but I’m fully committed to her and our ...
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Rabbana lakal hamd in women's prayer

I'm a woman, I want to know that it is compulsory to say rabbana lakal hamd after ruku in women's' namaz, somebody said to me it is important when you perform prayer with ja'mat, if you are praying ...
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Which verse in Quran Chapter 2 talks about female sexual pleasure?

This article talks about sexologist Heba Kotb of Egypt. She says: "the biggest chapter of the Quran is called "The Cow." There is a verse talking about the woman's rising pleasure. It's an order to ...
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Is there a verse in Quran that forbids Muslims from voting for a female or a non-Muslim leader?

It's elections time in Pakistan and a number of Muslim contestants are advising people to not vote for a female or a non-Muslim contestant. Is there a specific Quranic verse that has barred Muslims ...
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In islam why does men have upper hand in a marriage? [duplicate]

I’ve read that a a women has to obey her husband no matter what. Like if the husband wants to have sex but the wife doesn’t she still have to have sex with him cause he’s her husband. But it doesn’t ...
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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 'awrah (islamically considered private part) of Women And Men?

I hear some scholars say the 'awrah of woman is everything apart from the hands and face and some scholars argue and even add the face and say this makes niqab obligatory, and for men's part; some ...
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Rulings in islam regarding women leadership

I would like to know if its haram in islam for a women to be a president or a vice president of a country. Please let me know why if its haram. Thank you
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What acts are prohibited between couple during fast [duplicate]

I am not a well knowledge Muslim but I wanted to ask what kind of acts between husband and wife breaks the fast? Does suckling or making her wet breaks the fast? What is allowed and not allowed ...
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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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According to Islam, is it permissible or forbidden for girls to get education from male teachers?

In this modern age, today there is an arrangement of coeducation in many universities, schools and colleges and most of teachers are male who teach both boys and girls. And even if there is no ...
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Why is a natural thing such as the menses associated with the deficiency in religion?

Sahih Bukhari Volume 001, Book 006, Hadith Number 301. Narated By Abu Said Al-Khudri : Once Allah's Apostle went out to the Musalla (to offer the prayer) o 'Id-al-Adha or Al-Fitr prayer. Then he ...
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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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Is not wearing the hijab imitating the kafir

I know in Islam wearing the Hijab is compulsory but I would just want to know if I don’t would it be imitating the kuffar? Would I have to say the Shahada again?
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What is the awrah of women with respect to other women?

On another question asked by a member of this forum, the below is quoted: Under what conditions can a Muslim woman wear a bikini? The 'awrah of a woman amongst other women is the same as the '...
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What is the maximum period that a husband may leave his wife without sexual intercourse? [duplicate]

My husband and I have not been intimate for five years. I feel cheated and I really feel like he just doesn't desire me. I don't believe he is being truthful about not being able to perform because ...
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I am married who says he is Muslim. But I feel uneasy because of some of the things he does [closed]

My husband is a Muslim and I am christen he tries to tell me things but then I see that he smokes. I don't believe Muslims smoke do they?? And I know they don't celebrate Christmas or Thanksgiving but ...
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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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Im unsure of wether manga is haram or not

I've been watching anime before i started reading manga, then i switched to reading manga because the anime versions of most of the manga and anime series consist of poorly dressed drawn women that ...
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Why doesn't Islam allow female leadership?

Why can't females become Imams in mosques? Can females become head of an Islamic country?
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Is voluntary slavery Islamic?

As you know, in Islam sexual relations are allowed between spouses and possessions of the right hand, with the latter being gained from war. Is it halal for a women to voluntarily submit as a slave to ...
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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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Has any scholar approved of the turban style hijaab? [duplicate]

There is this trend with Muslimahs wearing the headscarf in a turban style with sometimes part of the ears showing and sometimes wearing earrings! More than the oval of the face is uncovered i.e. the ...
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Is it inappropriate for a woman to medically prevent her menses? [duplicate]

There's medical methods of preventing menses, see e.g., Stop Your Periods With Continuous Birth Control: The Pill In most cases, you take pills with hormones for 21 days. Then, for 7 days, you ...
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Is dancing in private allowed for Muslim women?

Can a group of Muslim females dance provided no males are watching and the dance isn't provocative, lewd and lead them to uncover too much clothing? Suppose at a private function like a wedding or ...
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Does Qur'an 4:86 (“greet in return”) apply to women when greeted by a non-mahram man?

We're supposed to return the salam; see Islam Q&A and And when you are greeted with a greeting, greet [in return] with one better than it or [at least] return it [in a like manner]. Indeed, ...
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Concept of hymen breakage of vagina is sign of good character

What does islam and hadis say about breakage of Hymen of a virgin girl? Is it a symbol of good character or nobel sign of virgin girls? A girl of good character should have it? A girl is real ...
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How does Islam protect women? [closed]

I am not a Muslim, but I am sure curious about it. I am a very different woman than the others I've met within my culture (I am American Hispanic). I, since young, act more like a boy than a girl. I ...
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Can a teen age girl can shave her head due to lice and hair loss problems

Shaving head due to lice and hair problems
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Mica in make up

I recently got to know that mica is a silicate/silicone when stick to hair it will not come out but most of the makeup products like face powder and eyeliner etc tells in the ingredients that it ...
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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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Must women perform bath after wearing perfume or makeup in public?

Is it true that a women when wears perfume or makeup in public when she comes home she should take ghusul, please tell me if this is true
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Is there a Pakistani fatwa which says “Muslim women’s participation in elections was contrary to Islamic injunctions”, and what precisely does it say?

On page 156 of State of Human Rights in 2013 (pdf), Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, describes anti-women biases in the 2013 election. They write: The worst form of interference with women’s ...
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Is it improper for a woman to insist on being the only wife?

Qur'an 4:3 makes Islamically permissible men having more than one wife. However, after some (comically unsuccessful) attempts at finding a husband, I can say the idea of my (inshallah) future husband ...
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Why are the Saudi scholars against females driving?

Saudi scholars claim that it is against the Sharia for women to drive. What are their evidences and reasoning?
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Can I read the Quraan during menses from cell phone? [duplicate]

I am doing hifz. I have some doubts to clear. Can I read quraan during menses from cell phone? Because if I don't read, I forget what I have memorized.
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Helping a choking person

I live in a sharing house so the door next to me is a women who’s not married and she lives alone. My friend also lives in the same sharing house and we all have different rooms I don’t talk to the ...
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What precisely did ibn Qayyim say regarding a husband engaging his wife in housework?

From an IslamWeb fatwa: Ibn Qayyim cited that marriage contract enables a husband to enjoy his wife; it does not enable him to engage her in housework. [He] said that the above narrations describe ...
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What is there to know about the awrah-ness of women's feet?

On my trip to Indonesia, I was surprised that it was normal for women to go around mosques with bare feet, even in front of non-mahram men. I heard that Hanafi scholars don't consider feet part of ...
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Visitation of gravesite [duplicate]

Can you tell me if it is permissible for women to visit graves? My ex husband died and I want to know if I can visit his grave and if I can pray for him there.
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Do unmarried women become public property?

In a lecture video available on YouTube (and in many more) Dr. Zakir Naik claimed that unmarried women become public property. My questions - 1) Does Islam support this statement? Are there any ...
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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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Does Islam grant women the right to seek divorce?

A sister got married to a man. They have two children. They all live in Ghana but in different cities. The problem is that the husband had a first wife whom he lives together with while the sister ...
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Iddat in hajj tour

We (me,my father,my mother) came Mecca for hajj. However my father died in Mecca. We have completed our umra. Could any one let us know about the iddat duration for my mother and other rules for iddat....
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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 what I'm doing haram? [duplicate]

I'm a thirteen year old boy and I'm experiencing puberty, sometimes when I'm alone, I try not to but end up looking at pictures of non-Muslim girls wearing bikinis/bras (and sometimes pictures of ...
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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,...