How does Islam elevate the status of women?

According to the Qur’an, men and women are equal before God; both created for the sole purpose of worshipping god through faith and good deeds.  “O humankind! Be conscious of your Lord Who created you from a single soul, and out of it created its mate, and out of the two spread countless men and […]

Islamic Education.

Be What You Want Your Child To Be  Posted byadministrator on Tuesday, January 31 @ 20:04:45 AST Contributed by administrator These are words that should be addressed to parents and mentors in order to achieve a general benefit: Whoever likes his child to be something, should first be that something. Be a positive role model: Dear parent, […]

Women In Islam: Beyond the Stereotypes .

What comes to your mind when you think of a Muslim woman? A mysterious, veiled victim of male oppression, awaiting Western liberation? A slogan-shouting terrorist? An uneducated foreigner with whom you have little or nothing in common? Unless your social circle includes Muslim friends and acquaintances, the chances are that your impressions of Muslim women […]

Women in the Quran and the Sunna

In Islam there is absolutely no difference between men and women as far as their relationship to Allah is concerned, as both are promised the same reward for good conduct and the same punishment for evil conduct. The Qur’an says:  And for women are rights over men similar to those of men over women. (2:226) The […]

Does Islam want Women to be public and political?

Most certainly. Islam not only promotes, but charges women (and men) with the responsibility of using their minds for good, preventing evil as God’s trustees on earth. “The believing men and the believing women are protectors one of another; they enjoin good and forbid evil; they establish regular prayers; practice consistent charity; and they obey […]

Why do Muslim women dress the way they do?

“Say to the believing men that they should lower their gaze and guard their chastity; that will be purer for them. And God is well acquainted with all they do. And say to the believing women to lower their gaze and guard their chastity; that they should not display their beauty, except what (must ordinarily) […]

How does Islam protect Women from violence?

Islam means “Peace” – achieved when a person focuses on God, giving her entire mind, heart and soul to none other than the Creator. This liberates her from human subjection; replacing fear with self-respect; weakness with strength, and conflict with tranquility. God says in the Qur’an: “…do not fear human beings, but be in awe […]

What does Islam say about wives and husbands?

“And among His signs is that He created for you mates from among yourselves, that you may live in tranquility with them; and He has brought between you love and mercy. Truly, in this are signs for those who reflect.” (Qur’an 30:21) Marriage is based on mutual love and respect. The Islamic marriage is a […]