Tag: WOMEN

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A Sexually Harassed World

Our sexually harassed world is in desperate need of Islamic values...

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Investigation reveals shocking increase in sexual assault amongst children

Rapes between under-18s rose to an average of one every four hours...

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Eid in Excel – My Family’s Life-changing Experience

One attendee of Eid in Excel shares his family's "life changing" experience, highlighting the importance of large, unified Eid celebrations for the 21st century Muslim family, particularly for sisters....

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Battered Woman Syndrome and the Muslim Conscious

Battered Woman Syndrome describes particular behaviour which manifests after relentless abuse.  The abused begin to believe that they deserve the beating due to not living up to expectations.  There is an inability to place responsibility elsewhere. These symptoms seem to be prevalent in parts of the Muslim community. Muslim communities

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Why I won’t cry about hijab bans

The women’s dress-code for employment agency Portico published last year, stated: What we like to see: Makeup worn at all times and regularly reapplied, with a minimum of: Light blusher; Lipstick or tinted gloss; Mascara; Eye shadow; Light foundation/powder. Heel height normally a minimum of 2 inches and maximum of 4 inches, unless otherwise agreed

Featured Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Opinion Propagation Women 16 Min Read

Exploiting Female Islamic Scholars

I have always found it fascinating to read the various pity pieces about Muslim women; how we need saving from hairy chest-and-women-beating Muslim men; how our hijabs should be ripped off by the illuminated hand of enlightenment rationalism; how we must be leveraged out of sadistic servitude-laden homes and thrust

Featured Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Opinion Politics Propagation Women 11 Min Read

The Stupidity of Comparing Hijab to Pole Dancing

The Politics of Hijāb The hijāb is a concept which goes beyond the sublunary. It connects to the spiritual by obliterating worldly expectations in favour of conformity to that which is most pleasing to Allāh, Most High. It is, for many Muslim women, attuned to their faith, a source of

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Why do western women feel inferior to men?

In the name of Allāh, all praise belongs to Allāh, an may his peace and blessings be upon his final Messenger Muhammad, sallAllāhu 'alayhi wasallam) When a person attempts to imitate another person, he or she normally believes internally that the other person is better than them. In a race,

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“Real Housewives of ISIS” – Demonisation Dressed as Satire

We are a popular bunch, aren’t we?  Every so often a “documentary”, poll, media debate or op-ed crops up which thrusts some 5% of Britain’s population back in the scrutinising docks where everything, from our revelatory texts and views, to the place where we live and even our emotions are

Education Featured Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Opinion Propagation Women 11 Min Read

Sisters Travelling to Seek Knowledge

About once every few weeks, I get at least one email from sisters asking for advice regarding travelling to the Khalīj for Ṭalab al-ʿilm, so I felt it pertinent to address this issue with my thoughts on the matter. Our blessed Messenger (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) said in a