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The mother’s lap – The Best Creche

Bint Assalaam | 11 April 2014/10 Jumadal Ukhra 1435 There has been shock and outrage after pictures and video footage emerged of a 21 month old baby girl, bound and gagged with packaging tape, at a Johannesburg Day Care Centre. The horrific images of the toddler trying to free herself …

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The painful truth: Islam and body piercings

  Gone are the days when women would chat to their friends about the fear of getting their baby daughter’s ears pierced after six months. It is a well known practice to put baby girls through the sting then rather than when they are older. A more common practice today …

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Points to assist a Declining Marriage

islaaminfo.com The Hadith questions the manhood of a person who beats his wife up during the day and derives pleasure from her during the night. Good marriages require patience, kindness, humility, sacrifice, empathy, love, understanding, forgiveness, and hard work. Following these basic principles should help any marriage to improve. The …

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Women’s Liberation

And They Called it Women’s Liberation How Women Were Lured Out of the Home in the USA By Areeba bint Khalid From the 1800s to the present day, family life in the West has remarkably changed. While the West calls this change part of the women freedom movement, a look …

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Modesty is not for the dead

  Every single thing about a woman is beautiful. Her feminine facial features, small shoulders, and waist line. Her hands and fingers. Her legs and feet. Her smooth skin and shiny hair. Even her voice has a softer inflection. All these features of a woman are created by Allah SWT …

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Till Death Do Us Part: On Valentine’s Day

  By Hafsa Ahmed ON 14th Feb, I sometimes receive Valentine’s day messages or mails from people wishing me love and good cheer. I take it as an opportunity to inform them of my ‘extremist’ views that have no room for birthdays, New Year or Valentine’s Day. Sometimes I do …

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Inculcate the love of Salaah early

  The first of his actions for which a servant of All Mighty Allah SWT will be held accountable on the Day of Resurrection will be his prayers. If a believer’s Salah is sound, then all his deeds will be sound, but if it is lacking, then all his deeds …

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Women working pay a high price

    “The cost of living has increased EXACTLY BECAUSE women have entered the workforce in droves. Cape Town’s Ibtisaam Benzoin says it is widely recognised that “housing prices especially have been driven up by the emergence of the dual income household”. She explains that two incomes can afford double …

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Travelling without a Mahram: Why do Muslim women do it

  Sakeena Suliman – Cii News | 16 January 2014/14 Rabi ul Awwal 1435 New means of communication have rapidly turned the world into a global village. A village easily accessed by advanced modes of transport increasing the number of people who travel to a scale never witnessed before. Today …

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