Youth

Just one “A”!

By Abdur Rahmaan Umar   It had been a long two weeks thought Taheera as she stole a moment to gulp down her now lukewarm tea. Yes, it had been two long weeks of covering books, sharpening pencils and struggling to make up sets of pencil colours from leftovers of …

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The Maktab – Securing your child’s Islamic future

The greatest investment any community can make is to invest in their children. Our children are our future. If we invest in today’s children and develop them into people who are firm in their Imaan, who are upright and respectful and who cherish human value more than material wealth, then …

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Assault on Family

  Family, the basic unit of civilisation, is under multi-pronged assault. History bears testimony that the nations that wielded power, conquered neighbours and raised empires could not survive the decay stemming from the disintegration of the family. It tore them from below, deprived them of young blood, sapped their creative …

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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 at history may show otherwise. America …

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Obedience To One’s Deceased Parents

Question: How can we show obedience / Fulfill the rights of our parents after their demise?   Answer: Sayyiduna Abu Usaid Malik bin Rabi’ah As-Sa’idi Radhiyallahu Anhu reports: We were sitting with Messenger of Allah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam when a man of Banu Salamah came to him and asked, …

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The western concept of liberating women

By Haqqseeker  Some decades ago a number of warped minded Western thinkers started advocating that for women, the marriage and the family life were nothing more than a curse that confined them to persistent slavery. They maintained that women must be liberated from male subjugation and domestic responsibilities and achieve full independence in …

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A Sexually Harassed World

Posted by: Mohammed Abdullah Naeem In an age where we find our values being rigorously scrutinised, examined and put under the spotlight, we simultaneously find a myriad of breaking headlines, where, if Islamic values were to be applied, the media would run into a famine, starved of newsworthy reports. The most …

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Loving an Addict

  An anonymous reader’s submission     The scourge of drug , drinking and porn addiction in our communities is destroying our homes, relationships and community as a whole. I don’t think there’s anyone out there that can truly say that they don’t know anyone that is or has been …

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Holiday @ Home

    A person’s home is their ultimate sanctuary and place of comfort. Hence, when a child feels threatened, his first instinct is to run home, as home is the place of safety. As our homes are our private places, meant for our comfort and happiness, we tend to spend …

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