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Let’s Put Women in Their Place

MEN, it’s time to wake up. We’re losing ground and failing in our charge. We are ignorant of how women in the glorious middle ages used to be, so we have no idea how we should expect our women to be. Blame it on foreign influence, disconnect with history, or …

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From Full-time Doctor to Full-time Mother

By Laura Gibb WHEN I announced my decision to resign from my position as a pediatrician in a major Saudi hospital in order to embrace motherhood full-time, the reaction I received from my fellow female colleagues came as quite a surprise to me. “Are you crazy?!” “This is the worse …

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No One Told Me: Reflections on the ‘P’ word

NO one told me that I would feel like I’m losing my faith. But then what did we have in the first place if this is a part of faith? No one told me tests would actually hurt. But Allah says, “Or do you think that you will enter Paradise …

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Yesterday, I Cried

By Umm Zakiyyah IT was one of those moments when you feel the tugging at your heart and the moisture behind your lids before you decide whether or not you want to… The day started off as normally as one could hope. It was the weekend, a Friday, and I …

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A woman’s aspirations/Role Models

So remarkable is this incident that it has always had an inspirational impact on all those that ever came to hear of it. The story is of Umme Sulaym (radhiallahu anha) – the mother of Hazrat Anas (radhiallahu anhu) the blessed companion who served the holy Prophet (salallahu alaihi wasalam) …

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Ramadaan

By Moulana Fadlur Rahman Sahib Sheikhul Hadith, Madrasah Arabia Islamia, Azaadville Rasulullah sallallahu alaihi wasallam said: “On the first night of Ramadân, the Shayateen (devils) and the rebellious jinnat are imprisoned. All the doors of Jahannam (hell) are closed and all the doors of Jannah are opened. A caller calls …

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Peer Pressure

Peer Pressure By Khalid Baig What will the people say? Will they approve of it? Will they laugh at it? It seems that such concerns influence our actions –especially our public conduct– more than anything else. Social pressure is a powerful force. It works by appealing to our desire not …

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Life Orientation for Success in Both Worlds

No subject has caused as much confusion, concern and conflict upon its introduction into the syllabus of South African schools as did the subject ‘Life Orientation’. Educators were confused because they had little or no idea what the new subject was all about, and parents were concerned because the little …

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