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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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 ...
This book contains the text of three memoranda submitted by the author to the Kenyan government in response to a request by the government seeking clarification on issues of the laws of...
This book is a translation of the Urdu Seminar "Nizam-e-Wilayat" delivered by: Hujjatul Islam Sayed Jawad Naqvi. It is an eye opener for us...
When Lisa Vogl, a single mother, photographer and also a Muslim revert, converted to Islam in 2011, couldn’t find many options for modest clothing and realised that many other Muslim women shared the same sentiments. Gone are those days when it was difficult for Muslim women to find clothing that ...
There is much debate to be had, there is much that Muslim women can add to the debate, in their diversity of views and opinions, we don’t want voices from within our diversity to be cherry picked and given a platform as icons when they are not representative...
This interdisciplinary workshop, will be held in 13 September 2018, aims to facilitate a dialogue and scholarly exchange on the topic of Islamic female scholarship and leadership...