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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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Are women converts an exception to the rule of travelling alone?

From sunnah.org: Other than what is stated from the Hanafi madhhab in the Reliance, the only dispensations I have seen for a woman to travel alone are: ... - If she is a non-Muslim who became ...
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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 man,can I make dua to Allah for an atheist woman to give her hidayat and be a muslim?

I talk to a girl who is from different country.She is really kind,polite.But she doesn't believe in god.I read,we muslim can make dua for non Muslims to become a muslim.But I want to know can a man ...
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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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Is it forbidden that a Muslim women do haircuts on a non Muslim or kafir woman?

I'm a woman hairdresser living in a Christian country, Am I allowed to do haircuts to woman non believers as my hairdressing business based on the Islamic laws?
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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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Is it permissible to recite surah al kahf during menses

Please help me clear this issue as ive search it on the web but i wasn't able to get a clear answer.
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Intimacy during menopause

Is it halal or marukh for wife to give orgasm by masterbuation while wife is on menopause (periods) or is it not permitted? I ask because masterbuation is not prohibited (by ur own hands) but if wife ...
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Can men wear earrings and chains?

Ive read that men cant wear earrings and necklaces/chains since it is imitating women, there is also an answer on this website talking about whether earrings are halal but it briefly talks about that ...
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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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How to worship while on my period in Ramadan?

I know that if a woman is on her period she cannot fast, pray, and read the Quran from a mus'haf. I heard that women cannot recite Quran even when reading the athkar (morning and evening), that they ...
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is it haram to imagine our future sex by speaking with my engaged ? we already decided to get marry but we cannot do this because of quarantine

I am a Muslim and I am about to marry soon inshallah. However, our steps of marriage are so slow. Our family knows that we want to marry but because of some conditions like coronavirus, we cannot get ...
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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 ...
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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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Ramadan - missed fasts

My 15 year old has 3 fasts remaining and she won’t be able to keep them before the next Ramadan...does she have to pay fidhya for them as she is under 16? or do her Parents?
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is it bad to wear a wig if it's for cosplaying and not making yourself look attractive?

I wanted to know if a woman wore a wig to cosplay (not to attract anyone or to make herself attractive) is it haram??
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Is talking to non-mahrams/hanging out in public forbidden?

Having friends of the opposite gender is haram on the basis that it may lead to Zina. However, what if the interactions one has is in public with lots of people or in a school environment where there ...
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Do I need to perform ghusl if I have white fluid discharge without any sexual arousal?

I m a teen girl and my vagina sometime realease a white fluid I didnt masturabate or anything it simply comes out on its own or sometime when I thinking something bad should I have ghusl every time it ...
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Can women use hair threading machine?

Nowadays hair threading machines for women are also available in market.Can women use these machines to remove hair from her face and from other parts of body.? Is there any restriction according to ...
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Is it Haram for a man to look at a naked girl?

We know it's Haram to look at Naked Women. What about naked girls ? Non-Mahram and Marham ? Those who have reached puberty and those who haven't ? Please elaborate.
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Is it Haram for a Man to look at a naked Mahram Woman?

We know it's haram for a non Mahram woman .Does this apply to Mahram Women as well ? What about Marham girls ?
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Men looking at women

I have a question about men looking at non mahram women. If I am watching something like a video or tv,(and what I am watching is halal) is it permissible to look at non Muslim and non mahram women ...