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The Muslim Woman

Does Islam Oppress Women?

Fourteen hundred years ago Islam gave women rights; rights that could not have been imagined by European counterparts.  Bold words!  Words that have been spoken repeatedly, especially in the last two or three decades by Muslim converts, and Islamic writers, academics and educators across the globe.  Women’s rights, responsibilities, and …

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The Debauchery of American Womanhood

The Debauchery of American Womanhood On my wall, I have a picture of a Muslim woman shrouded in a burka[1]. Beside it is a picture of an American beauty contestant, wearing nothing but a bikini. One woman is totally hidden from the public; the other is totally exposed.  These two …

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A Hijab Utopia?

Posted by Hanaa on 6/23/10 • Categorized as Stories & Articles,Thinking Cap Do we all have that common longing for a time and place of perfection? Sir Thomas More described utopia in his 14th century novel as a society that was the pinnacle of perfection. A society in which evil didn’t exist and the …

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Hazrat Ayesha Radhiyallahu Anha

The Prophet Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam is closer to the Believers than their own selves, and his wives are as their mothers. (Qur’aan: 33:6) The superiority of Ayesha over other women is like the superiority of Thareed (A type of a food dish containing meat, bread, etc) over all other foods.

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The Mindless Dating Game: Happiness or Heartbreak

Reprinted from As-Sahwah.com   The article below deals with one of the major problems faced by the Muslim Youth today, in particular, those raised in the west. The author gives us an insight into the harsh reality of these “love relationships” that the western culture teaches our youth, coating them …

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The Veil in Christianity

Introduction A common misconception is that Muslim women are the only ones who cover their hair. It may be true that Islam is the only religion in which most women follow its directives to cover the hair, but it is not the only religion to have such directives.   It …

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