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Is vaginoplasty after childbirth to improve my husband's sexual pleasure permissible?

After having a child (where the delivery was normal) my husband is having a hard time fulfilling his sexual desire with me; not because of outward appearance, but during sex when he is inside me. ...
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Is motherhood the defined position for women?

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Our religion (Islam) has defined a position for women (in society): motherhood Is this true?
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How do Muslim women have personal freedom when their movement is restricted by their guardian?

According to Islam, female children (even adult/unmarried) enjoy personal freedom, individual identity, inheritance, freedom of choice and right to health and education. But what do terms like "...
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What is the commandment about women veil on working place?

As a student and working lady we have to interact with a number of people even men in our everyday routine. If a women veil but cannot wear gloves for whole day because of it's working situation. As ...
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How are the rulings for menstruation defined?

How are the rulings for menstruation/menses for our sisters defined according to the different fiqh schools? I mean the duration, how a female can be sure her menses really ended, etc.
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Are women in hijab assumed not to be “asking for it” in sexual assault cases?

In cases of sexual assault against women, the victim might be asked questions like what was she wearing? leading to the implication that she was somehow "asking for it" (i.e. provoking her attacker) ...
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How do the rules for men travelling alone and women travelling alone differ?

Throughout Islam, there is a lot of attention on women travelling alone, with attitudes varying significantly. Indeed, there's several questions on this site relating to women travelling alone: Can ...
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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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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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What is Shia Islam's take on the deficiency in women's intelligence?

Ayatollah Khamenei's website has a video Women are stronger than men dated 2013. It's quite touching, and you can see the women in the audience are visibly moved. In this video, what he says is ...
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Did women create a space between their teeth to look beautiful in the Prophet's time?

Regarding the hadith: Allah has cursed those women who practise tattooing and those who get themselves tattooed, and those who remove their face hairs, and those who create a space between their ...
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Is it allowed to visit a man's house when he isn't home for repair work?

Assalau Alaikum to my Muslim Brothers, If a Muslim client who is a male is out of town and his wife is Alone at home, is it permissible for 2 male contractors at the permission of the husband to ...
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How can a Muslim woman indicate her willingness to be an obedient wife to a prospective husband?

NewMuslims.com lists five qualities Muslim men should look for when seeking a wife: 1. Taqwa (piety), 2. Affectionate nature, 3. Obedience, 4. Patience, 5. Contentment. If a Muslim woman was ...
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Is there a hadith instructing Fatima to look after household affairs?

If I'm not mistaken, Nabi SAW did say to Ali RA to look after the external affairs and Fatima RA to look after the household affairs. Am I right? If this was not said to them, to whom was this said? ...
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How can a Muslim woman achieve a balance between hijab and expressing her femininity?

Women in Islam are encouraged to embrace their femininity, e.g.: Islam treats women well, determines how their relationship with men should be and establishes its systems, directives and rulings. ...
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How do reverts who were models cope with online photos?

How would a (famous) model or porn star etc cope if they reverted to Islam and wore the hijaab / modest Islamic dress but had a presence on the Internet or in magazines of their previous life in ...
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Is there any importance for Toe Rings in Islam?

I was searching about importance of Toe Rings in Islam. They carry some importance in Hinduism. Married women wear it for various reasons. I also seen some Muslim women wearing them. So I searched ...
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Was whether or not women have souls in debate prior to Islam?

I've seen this claim repeatedly: The lives of the people who responded to the Quran have changed drastically. It had a tremendous impact on so many people, especially women, since this was the first ...
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As a female, do I need to do Ghusl multiple times in a day due to discharge?

I’m a teenage girl and I’m currently struggling with ghusl. Sometimes if I have even just a small sexual thought , I feel a high arousal for a second and when I look I do see a bit of yellow discharge....
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Which scholars permit a female judge in an islamic/sharia court?

I know from Islamqa that a woman cannot be a judge in an islamic court, they put an exception on majority of Hanafis based on: This is the view of the Maalikis, Shaafa’is and Hanbalis, and of some of ...
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Ruling on animated characters

Is it permissable to look at animated female characters who are dressed properly ( I mean decently dressed though their hair is open) ???
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Why can't a woman give divorce her husband in the same way (means 3 times divorce)?

I understand that a woman can divorce her husband. But why can't she divorce him by saying 3 times divorce (talaq). Many non muslim say it is oppression of woman. And it is gender inequalty.
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will a womens attraction for other men in jannah be taken away?

Assalamualaikum, I read this somewhere, Ibn Katheer said: “ they (the women of Jannah) lower their gaze and avoid looking at men other than their husbands, so they do not think that there is anything ...
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Seeing discharge after ghusl

Today I had made ghusl because I thought my period was done. I then prayed and carried on with my day. After Maghrib I went to the bathroom and saw a brownish-reddish discharge. The colour was dark ...
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Islamically when a women gets married does her primary responsibility go to her in-laws?

Salaams, I was having a discussion the other night with my family as I am getting married soon. My father said that I will be "leaving this family" and joining another family and when I disagreed he ...
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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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Doubt of being impure

I had period cramps and a yellow brownish vaginal discharge. I read somewhere that this is part of the menstruation since it was time for my menstrual cycle and therefore I didn't pray salah. Should ...
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Are you allowed to expose the sins of a non-Muslim?

I’ve heard that you aren’t allowed to expose the sins of others. But how about non-Muslims? Are you allowed to expose the sins of a non-Muslim by telling your nearest about it?
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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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people says a woman who gives birth is purified of her sins. Is it true?

Mostly people says a woman who gives birth is purified of her sins. Is it true?Are the sins of a woman who gives birth forgiven?
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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 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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Which mainstream Shia scholars say it's permissible for a woman to travel alone?

From Mohammad Sakib Arifin's answer to Why are women not allowed to go out alone even in today's society?: Shia view: According to mainstream Shia scholars, it is permissible for a woman to ...
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When a girl starts her period can she turn to her father or brother for guidance about this important matter?

Recently I have come across this claim that it is not Islamic for a girl to discuss this biological phase with her father and brother and periods can only be discussed with her mother or husband. Is ...
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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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Can anyone provide me with every verse that mentions women and men?

I would like to know every verse that mentions men or women. This is because in the Quran it says men and women are created equal. But then in another verse I am pretty sure it said that men have ...
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Did Umar (ra) said: “Strip the women of their (good) clothes and they will stay in their homes”?

I found this saying of Umar (ra) in Ihya Ulumuddin, Book 12, Chapter 3. Is it authentic?
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Mother and daughter conflict

my mom and I were fighting and I told her something really awful, I repented for my mistake but she is still sad about what I said, will Allah forgive me?
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In Islam can you wear clothes like crop tops and shorts in front of my siblings and parents?

I want to wear shorts at home but don't know if I could I'm the only girl in my family so what do I do?
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Would it be haram in the eyes of Islam to wear hijab and share pictures on social media with full veil?

I want to know more about Islam. It's necessary to know where we can upload pictures and where we are forbidden by Islam. This question is one of my unknown facts. Thank you.
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Is it necessary to wear plain dress?

Is it necessary for a woman to wear completely plain dress, I mean without any design on it,in front of non mahram?
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Is it ok to wear beautiful dress in front of non mahram?

Is it permissible for a woman to wear patternful, beautiful, gorgeous,flowery, attractive, bright, colorful, eye-catching dresses in front of non mahram?
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Congregation for Women

Is it allowed for women to pray in congregation without any men, if not why? The Shafi'ee opinion states that it is actually recommended: “Aisha and Umm Salamah led other women in prayer and stood ...
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Lifting one's trousers up to the navel for women

If full body covered with cloth and under cloth she Lifted her trousers under navel is it ok? Or she have to lift it up to naval
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Waterproof wax on my arm while doing wudu

If someone could please help to clear this doubt it will help a lot. So before I started doing my wudu I was aware of the fact that there was wax on my arm. After I had finished praying and made my ...
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Education of Girls/Women

The Taliban says that the Quran forbids the education of girls over the age of 8. Is this true? Are they actually quoting the Quran?
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Will there be any differences between the rewards for faithful men and women in Paradise according to Islam? If so, what are they?

Quran is specific about the kind of rewards faithful men would get in paradise. However, when I read the Quran I haven't found any clarity about what the faithful women would get in paradise.
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Can you read the Quran on your phone while on your menses?

If I wanted to read the Quran on my mobile phone while I am on my monthly menses is that aloud? As I am not touching the Quran? I apologise if it is a silly Question.
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Does a woman have to be covered when saying dua, dhikr, and repentence?

Does a woman have to be covered (like when shes praying) to say dua, dhikr, and repentance(tawba)? If the answer is yes then what if a woman is on her period? She still has to cover? Thank you.
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Giving charity because of period?

Is it true that when a woman has her monthly period that she must give money (charity) for each day of bleeding? For example, if she bleeds for 5 days then she should give money to those in need for 5 ...