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Does Islam allow parents to abuse their children?

In islam, parents are never allowed to abuse to mentally torture children. This is against islam. the best in islam is the one having best manners (towards everyone, including their own chidren). ...
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What does Islam offer to protect a child of a haram relationship?

Islam is indeed against adultery, and there are rules that govern these conditions according to the applicable classification: Walad al-zina (Arabic: ولد الزنا): offspring from adultery where both ...
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Are dependents (such as children) taken into account before applying a hadd punishment?

Yes, but on a case-by-case basis. From the long hadith narrated on the authority of 'Abdullah ibn Buraida, the Prophet ﷺ delayed the stoning of a woman from Ghāmid till after her child had weaned: ...
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Rationale for enslaving children

Children are blameless as they have no control over the actions of their parents. They are not enslaved as punishment since such a thing is illogical, just because someone gets the short end of the ...
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Is the minimum marriage age for males 12 and females 9 in the Hanafi fiqh?

There is no minimum age for nikah to be valid, though it is recommended by scholars that it shouldn't be contracted before puberty. The nikah of a minor will be valid when contracted by their ...
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What is the prescribed duration of breast feeding?

Walaikum salammm warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, Allaah has enjoined breastfeeding in His Book, when He said (interpretation of the meaning): “The mothers shall give suck to their children for two ...
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When we go to Jannah, can we have children?

There is a difference of opinions on the interpretation of the hadiths on this topic. The strongest opinion is that one may have one's children in Jannah that one had during one's life on Earth, but ...
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Is it permissible to have intercourse with prepubescents according to 65:4?

Marriage (the contract) is permissible with a minor, according to the majority view. Although many of the scholars have noted such a marriage to be discouraged under normal circumstances. Being a ...
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Illegimate kid's father

It is not permissible for a person who adopts a child to give him his name as if he is his own son and a member of his tribe or appear to the child as his father because this is falsehood and lead to ...
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Does Islamic scripture have an equivalent to "be fruitful and increase in number"?

There's no direct equivalent but the Qu'ran and Ahadith encourage us to reproduce and say that Muslims would be the dominant group in the world. Abu Dawood narrated that Ma’qil ibn Yasaar said: A man ...
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Is it sinful to leave abusive parents?

I grew up with parents who will make Abu Lahb and Yazid look like angels. Since the of 1, all I can remember is PAIN from these so called parents from hell. My father took everything from us by the ...
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Why are orphans considered orphans when their father dies and not when both their parents die?

It looks like the source of this definition is more linguistic than religious This is how an orphan is defined in the Arabic language: الَيَتِيمُ : الصَّغيرُ الفاقدَّ الأَبِ من الإِنسان ، والأُمِّ ...
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How can a child marriage be anything but forced?

Bismillah, Getting back to the marriage contract, which is the main point of this question: if the girl is too young to protest, since she could not have possibly given her consent and remained "...
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What age to bring kids to graveyard

The Quran does not say anything about it as far as I know. We visit graveyard to be reminded of death, to pray for forgiveness of the deceased or to receive tabarruk. Not one of these apply to a 3 ...
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What islam says about the parents who doesn’t care about their children’s religious practices i.e. prayer?

Asalaam Alaikum Our Lord, and make us Muslims [in submission] to You and from our descendants a Muslim nation [in submission] to You. And show us our rites [of worship] and accept our repentance. ...
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Can a child who has not reached puberty lead prayer

According to the Shafi'is, adulthood is not a condition for being an Imam. Their evidence is the hadith: فقدموني بين أيديهم، وأنا ابن ست أو سبع، سنين Amr bin Salama said: ... They therefore made me ...
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Who has the right to name the baby, father or mother?

To supplement the answers already given, evidence for the mother having the right to name the child includes the Quranic story of the mother of Maryam عليه السلام: وإني سميتها مريم I have named her ...
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Will children who die, go to heaven or they'll go to another place?

Children are divided into two categories: children of Muslims and children of nonMuslims. I will start with the children of nonMuslims. First Category: In response to a question about the ...
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Divine punishments of opressing tribes?? All of them even kids?

Divine punishment can be indiscriminate, if any of them were innocent they will be saved in the afterlife i recently read an essay which quoted some relevant passages i will copy them here as a ...
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Is it parent's obligation to pay for boy's marriage

I think once you are mature and could earn for your living you are responsible. And paying for your marriage is a way to show you are able to be in charge for your wife and family. And your parents ...
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When does someone stop being an orphan?

One becomes a yateem (Arabic: يتيم), as referenced in the Qur'an verse you quoted, when: One becomes a paternal orphan, and One has not reached adulthood. The Prophet ﷺ defined the upper limit of ...
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Why are orphans considered orphans when their father dies and not when both their parents die?

Like Zaid said this is more linguistic than religious: Al-Yateem ( اليتيم ) - A child who has lost his father. Al-Lateem ( اللطيم ) - A child who has lost both of his parents. Al-'iji ( ...
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If a man divorces his wife, does his daughter become halal for him to marry?

It's forbidden; the Qur'an is clear on this: Prohibited to you [for marriage] are ... your daughters ... and your step-daughters under your guardianship [born] of your wives unto whom you have gone ...
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What justifies having children if there is a possibility that they will suffer eternally in the afterlife?

for what i know, there is no such thing as "people who would not exist" , because every soul that god created will come to earth , whether by a Muslim family or atheistic family . As a muslim , if I ...
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Is marriage between divorcees both with kids permissible? How to raise the kids if they are of opposite gender?

Marriage between a man and woman is inherently permissible, unless: They are related within the prohibited degree (mahrams).(1) The woman is already married (not divorced). (2) The woman is a non-...
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Is it fine for a Muslim father/mother to let their child be Non-muslim?

No. Islam teaches us to: يأمرون بالمعروف وينهون عن المنكر enjoin what is right and forbid what is wrong — Quran 9:71 And encouraging one's child to become a disbeliever is the ...
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Sex and having a child

The scene of having intercourse in front of a 6 years old will have a negative impact on his mind. He will look at you in a different way. He may one day ask you questions about this when he will grow ...
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How many daughters prophet Muhammad S.A.W.W have?

The Prophet had four daughters. Why did Holy Prophet PBUH took only one daughter in Mubahila event against christians while Allah ask in a plural way. Come lets bring your sons and our sons, ...
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Is it ok for parents to hit their children?

It depends. Hitting anyone without a proper cause is not permissible, rather it is oppression. But hitting is permissible when it is done for the purpose of تأديب i.e. educating and training the ...
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What exactly is the wisdom behind allowing husbands to have intercourse with prepubescent girls?

You are asking the wrong question. Sexual activity during marriage is normal and expected, and what you're expecting is a ruling limiting that. The default state in Islamic jurisprudence is that ...
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