Tag: Muslim Women

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 of His infinite Blessings and Mercy. Islam equally ordains both

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) were laid down by Allah in the Holy Quran. So,

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 leadership skills. She belonged to the period when Muslim rule

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 Islam treats women differently or unjustly, or unequally. The media too

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). Hz Fatima bint Muhammad (RA) was the youngest daughter of

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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). Hz Umm Kulthum bint Muhammad (RA) was the third daughter

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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 the life of Hz Ruqayyah (RA), the second daughter of

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 of our dear Prophet (PBUH): Hz Zainab bint Muhammad (RA).

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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 son were martyred in the Battle of Uhud. Later, she

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 the wife of Pharaoh.” Hz Asiya bint Muzahim (RA) was