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...
It might seem unusual or even completely new to some of you but it happens. Our sisters are praying like our brothers; feet apart, hands on their knees, loud voices and perhaps worst of...
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 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 ...
Anti-racism was a big theme of NUT teachers’ union conference this week. It took place as Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is under intense attack from right wingers over antisemitism...
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...
Women of Islamic Studies is a crowdsourced database of women scholars who work on Muslims and Islam. This ongoing project is in its beta version...
Undoubtedly, hijab is one of the most debated issues concerning Muslim women in contemporary society and the typical modern view of hijab is that it is a symbol of woman’s oppression and her inferior status; thus, many people think that liberation and freedom come with the unveiling...