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  • Wrong Belief about Apostasy Date: 25-2-2018

    Assalamualaikum,I know that denying the obligation of prayer is considered apostasy but for a while I used to believe that it would be okay to miss and pray qadha for a prayer if it fell in the middle of exams since it might result in fldoing badly ot failing the exam. I can't remember why exactly I believed such a thing, since I looked up some fatwa.. More

  • Refuting misconceptions about inferiority of women Date: 21-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaikh. In summary, in Majmoo Al-Faatawa, it is stated that men are perfect, so he does not need to adorn himself for the person whom he loves, and that women are imperfect, so she needs to adorn herself for the person whom she loves (her husband). I even read a fatwa, the main point of which is that if a man castrates his genital,.. More

  • No text indicates that women are inherent backbiters Date: 15-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaikh. Are there any religious texts that indicate that women are inherent backbiters? .. More

  • Muslim should not waste time discussing misconceptions Date: 1-4-2017

    Question: Assalamu alaikum, Shaykh. I sent you question. You answered the lower portion of my question and provided a link, and I thank you lot for that. However, you did not answer the upper portion of the question. so I send it again; it is mentioned in the next paragraph. I badly need the answer. The way scholars describe women as lesser, incomplete,.. More

  • Meaning of statement: Women are captives with men Date: 1-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaikh. In a hadith, it is told that the wife is the captive/prisoner of the husband. Even ‘Umar, may Allaah be pleased with him, said, "Marriage is enslavement." These statements make me panic. And crying in panic is all that is left. This means that husband-wife relation is a owner-slave relation? Or is it an owner-servant relation?.. More

  • Refuting allegation that women are unintelligent and untalented Date: 1-3-2017

    Is it unusual for women to be intelligent and talent? Is it totally impossible for women to be intelligent and talented? Are they completely and totally deficient in intelligence according to Islam? Or it that confined to being witness and leadership? It would be easy if you could clarify it. It would be easy to understand if you would give a direct.. More

  • Islam does not restrict women to being housewives Date: 23-2-2017

    I would like a specific fatwa for this question, thank you. In fatwa 82079, you mentioned that ‘Aa’ishah, may Allaah be pleased with her,fought? I would like to ask, why was ‘Aa’ishah allowed to fight? And also, if women are supposed to be housewives, then why was Khadeejah, may Allaah be pleased with her, a businesswoman? And how did the Mothers.. More

  • No hadeeth says that women are deprived of possession of their body in Islam Date: 18-2-2017

    I have seen a very strange hadith on a website regarding propaganda against Islam, and this hadith is mentioned there as a reference. Can you please check that hadith and tell me about the level of its authenticity is as I do not have a Hadith book at hand? “A woman is deprived of the possession of her own body in many ways,even her milk belongs to.. More

  • Muslim women not tortured by their husbands during time of Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 27-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I would like to request the Islamweb team not to refer me to any of your previous fatwas because this is a new question. Many Muslim clerics have held the view that hitting a wife is permissible and not barbaric. However, many critics of Islam point out a hadith of Al-Bukhaari in which it is stated that Muslim women used to suffer.. More

  • Hadeeth about wife licking husband's puss flowing from head to toe Date: 26-9-2016

    Hi there, I have a doubt about the status of women in islam. 1.) As scholars state that Islam has given great rights to women, why does a hadith say, “Even if a women licks the puss of her husband flowing from head to toe, she has not showed enough gratitude?” Is this hadith authentic? 2.) My second question is: why does Islam state that a.. More

  • Islam did not command detaining a sinful wife in a separate room Date: 12-6-2013

    Salam alaikum, I have read following hadith: Ibn Ishaq/Hisham 969 - Requires that a married woman be "put in a separate room and beaten lightly" if she "act in a sexual manner toward others." According to the Hadith, this can be for an offense as petty as merely being alone with a man to whom she is not related. Kash-shaf of al-Zamkhshari (Vol. 1, p... More

  • Marrying a young girl does not mean permissibility of having intercourse with her Date: 20-2-2013

    Al Salam alekum, I was in debate in Islam and there was question regarding the answer to the following translation of the Quran from Al_Tabari Al-Tabari (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: The interpretation of the verse “And those of your women as have passed the age of monthly courses, for them the ‘Iddah (prescribed period), if you have doubt.. More

  • She is worried that if she has a daughter her Muslim husband will force her to wear Hijab Date: 24-6-2010

    Hello. I have two questions. My husband is muslim and I am christian. We have both been married previously, and we both feel very lucky to have found each other. We are best friends. I realize that if we have children they must be raised muslim. I think that there are very many beautiful things about islam, but I don't agree with everything. We don't.. More

  • Don't judge Islam by your husband's injustice Date: 1-10-2009

    salamalaykoum...I am confused ..i am a revert to islam but honestly i feel i have done a terrible mistake . There are so many issues wrong w/ my marriage and my husband says its Shariah and Allah will punish me , if i say different. We are married 6yrs now we have 2 children together i live in usa he lives in uk..we have not seen eachother in almost.. More

  • The status of the barren women in Islam Date: 20-3-2007

    I have read that in Islam best women are those who are loving and can have lot of children. I can understand the loving side but women don’t have any control on how many children they can have. Why the women who can have children considered superior to women who cannot have children even though this is not under their control? Prophet (peace be.. More