Yet in Islamic teachings, a mother is also considered a child’s “first teacher”. In modern societies, mothers who choose to stay at home and raise their children are more and more often considered to be “wasting their time”, and...
For some it's all about religion and conviction, for others it's tradition, for a lot of women it's a choice.With Islamophobia, hate crimes, and burkini scandals taking over the world's headlines, Muslims - particularly hijabis - remain standing
The workshop focused on various strands of Twelver Shia Islam – defined by doctrinal differences or following different sources of clerical authority, the legal and ethical practices, rituals and everyday lived experience – and investigated how different forms of...
There are many negative environmental factors effecting the prenatal development of a child. Muslim children do not suffer from nearly as many of these factors than non-Muslim children. Hence, the possibility of a Muslim producing strong, healthy, and intelligent babies is...
Victoria's first policewoman to be wear a hijab on duty has revealed the challenges she faces being a Muslim on the frontline amid the heightened threat of...
This book, an historical survey of the Islamic injunction to command right and forbid wrong, a biographical exposé of Muslims who understood and practiced this principle, and a bibliographical reference, is a...
By studying the history of prior religions, it is clear that the veil was part of other heavenly religions before Islam and the rules were...
Legal Reform and Gender Justice examines the interplay between legal reform and gender norms and practices. It examines the processes of advocating for, and contesting the khul‘ and new family courts laws, shedding light on...
The state of Berlin has been ordered to pay a Muslim teacher €6,900 after she was rejected from a job because her hijab contravened a German law restricting religious symbols in the...
Quran mandates hijab both for men and women and says to the believing women that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty; that they should not display their beauty and ornaments except what (must ordinarily) appear thereof; that they should draw their veil over their breasts and not...