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August, 2018

July, 2018

  • 17 July

    Why Polygamy is Allowed in Islam?

    Islam has allowed a man to marry more than one wife. This has been done for the purpose of solving many social and domestic problems which a family is confronted with from...

  • 5 July

    Defending the Woman’s Rights+PDF

    The author discusses the woman as seen in Islam, her creation, perfection, reason and her family and social status, together with her mission, which are vitally addressed through the Holy..

June, 2018

  • 30 June

    Canadian Muslim Group Wins Stay of Quebec Hijab Law

    The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) has succeeded in a bid to delay institution of a face-covering law in the province of Quebec, the group said in a...

  • 24 June

    Is She Really Like Your Sister?

    Key phrase: “like a sister.” She isn’t really your sister, which means that there are limitations in how you relate to her. Nowadays, under the guise of Islamic brotherhood and sisterhood, many are unfortunately committing sins in the...

  • 20 June

    Is Niqab a Taboo for Islam and Muslim Women?

    There has been difference in opinion even among the Muslims regarding the extent of permissibility of Niqab and whether it is really recommended or advised. Today, unfortunately the Niqab has been commonly worn or associated with the Wahhabis and Salafis, and some Muslims view the Niqab to be a taboo ...

  • 17 June

    One Day Course: The Role of Women in Islam’s House of Worship

    This July IIDR (The Islamic Institute for Development & Research) will be using Dr Jasser Auda’s latest book, Reclaiming the Mosque, to understand the historical lead up to...

May, 2018

  • 26 May

    Imam Musa Sadr’s Solution for Shaking Hands with Women

    When I was roughly 19 years old, I was assigned with a duty to deliver a letter written by my father (Ayatollah Sadr, the then grand Ayatollah) to the incumbent Iranian Prime Minister. I, therefore, travelled from Qom to...

  • 21 May

    Fatwas regarding Women’s Issues in the Month of Ramadan

    For fasting, women have some additional rules that apply to them due to issues such as pregnancy, menstrual cycles, and breast feeding. The following provides some insight into those matters that may be helpful when women are considering fasting in Ramadan and other months. Rules during pregnancy and breastfeeding A ...

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