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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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Who has the right to name the baby, father or mother?

There is no hard and fast rule in Islam that who should or must choose name of baby. If it is chosen with mutual consent of both, that is best. And Allah knows best.
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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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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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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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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 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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Who has the right to name the baby, father or mother?

Well even if I would agree with the answer of @Farhan totally, I must add that in the case that parents couldn't come to a mutual consent (at least Sunni) scholars tend to give this right to the ...
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What is the ruling on giving orphans inheritance after our death?

Those people whom can inherit are described and listed in a number of Verses of the Qur'an. Among them you'll find the (bodily) children, (biological) parents. grandparents and wife/husband, (bodily) ...
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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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Does Islam allow child soldiers?

Well a few months ago I read this hadith which shows that the right age where our Messenger (peace be upon him) accepted young boys to join in to fight in Jihad is 15 years, which is also considered ...
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Will children who die, go to heaven or they'll go to another place?

As a human you are not judge for your actions in Islam until puberty so before that age everyone is born on Fitra (temperament or nature) and there is a hadith from Mohammed peace up on him where he ...
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Is there any hadith from Shia about "the thawab of kissing children?"

بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم Yes, there is (are) hadith(s) regarding the thawab of children kissing. The apostle of Allah (pbuh) said: A man told Prophet Muhammad (SAWW) I have ten sons, so far I have ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What is the exact age of Tamiz (التمییز) for children?

The realization of the issue is related to yourselves. It likewise related to the puberty premature and vice versa. In fact we can say that it depend upon the age of the puberty and it could have a ...
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Are the heaven of the children (who die) the same as the main Jannah who Momenin go? (Shia view)

There is often confusion between "heaven" and "paradise". Paradise is a place where good people get to stay after the final day of judgement. Until then notable people are distributed among the seven ...
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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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Why a little child goes directly to Jannah?

According to imam an-Nawawi in his commentary of sahih Muslim (شرح النووي على مسلم) first of all there is/was a dispute about if any little child would go to jannah as there are many hadiths showing ...
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What is right age for children to start fasting?

A person should start fasting when they reach puberty. According to modern science and Islam, there are 3 sign of puberty you can look for, and if either of them appears first, then the person has ...
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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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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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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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