Tag: Gender

Hijab: A Soothing Shade of Faith

Modesty is a virtue that we humans have been endowed with. The purpose of Hijab is to safeguard modesty. Hijab acts as a sign of submission to Allah, reminding ourselves...

/ June 12, 2017
The Concept of Triple Talaq: Quranic Rulings on Divorce

The Concept of Triple Talaq: Quranic Rulings on Divorce

Before the advent of Islam, women were treated brutally. The arrival of Islam brought remarkable changes in their conditions and safeguarded their liberties. The concepts and rules of Nikah and Talaq (divorce)...

/ November 3, 2016

Inspiring Muslim Women: Aixa al-Hurra

From the earliest days of Islam, Muslim women have been and continue to be active leaders in the community. Aixa al-Hurra was one such lady known for her bravery and...

/ September 8, 2016

Women in Islam: Oppressed or Liberated?

Many opponents and critics of Islam, due to their bias or ill-informed knowledge, claim that Islam oppresses women, and denies them their due rights. Many such “scholars” wrongfully claim that...

/ February 6, 2016

Discussing The Role of Hijab in Islam

Tell the believing men to lower their gaze and be modest. That is purer for them. Lo! Allah is aware of what they do.And tell the believing women to lower...

/ December 30, 2015

Inspiring Muslim Women: Fatima bint Muhammad (RA)

In this final instalment of our ongoing series about the daughters of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), we take a look at the life of his youngest daughter: Hz Fatima bint Muhammad (RA)....

/ December 3, 2015
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Inspiring Muslim Women: Umm Kulthum bint Muhammad (RA)

Carrying on with our ongoing series about the lives of the daughters of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), today, we will be talking about the life of Hz Kulthum bint Muhammad (RA)....

/ November 26, 2015
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Inspiring Muslim Women: Ruqayyah bint Muhammad (RA)

Last week, Muslim Memo began a series about the lives of the daughters of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). In the second part of this ongoing series, we will be talking about...

/ November 19, 2015

Inspiring Muslim Women: Zainab bint Muhammad (RA)

Over the course of next four weeks, Allah be willing, Muslim Memo intends to publish short biographies of the daughters of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Today, we shall start with the eldest daughter...

/ November 12, 2015
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Inspiring Muslim Women: Umm Haram bint Milhan (RA)

Hz Umm Haram bint Milhan (RA) was the maternal aunt of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), and the wife of Hz Amr ibn Qais bin Zaid (RA). Both her husband and her...

/ November 4, 2015
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Why is Polygamy Allowed in Islam?

One of the most frequently asked questions about Islam is — why does Islam allow polygamy? I recently read about an American singer who decided after reverting to Islam to have...

/ September 10, 2015

Inspiring Muslim Women: Asiya bint Muzahim (RA)

Narrated by Anas (RA): [1] The Prophet (PBUH) said: “Among the women, the best ones to guide you are Maryam bint Imran, Khadijah bint Khuwaylid, Fatima bint Muhammad, and Asiya...

/ September 5, 2015