It would be "an understatement" to say, how wrongly women's shares of inheritance in Islam are viewed, and how badly Ilm al-fara'id is misunderstood by non-Muslims. The truth is...


Who gives women more rights: Jewish, Christian or Muslim teachings? This is food for your thought. Many claim that Islam “oppresses women” when it comes to the rules of inheritance. Before you allow yourself to blindly follow those who have no knowledge, please read this; be honest, truthful and objective—and then judge for yourself. In [...]


Far away in the desert, she was left with her toddler, surrounded by a desolate desert where there are no signs of plant, water; practically there are no signs of life. Only her and her suckling baby, left there alone!! The original story of this legend started when Sarah the wife of Prophet Abraham (Ibrahim) [...]


Thursday is a unique day for me. As a university student, it represents the last day before the weekend and the day of family gathering. It’s the time to relieve, renew my relations, and gain power for the coming week.   Praying & Athkar Impact After getting up early on Thursday, I start my day [...]


As a Muslim I haven’t seen a woman so commonly and repeatedly mentioned in the Qur’an as Virgin Mary. To us, she’s a symbol of piety, honor and dignity as the Quran embodied her. “In the Quran her story is related in three Meccan chapters [i.e. have been revealed in Makkah (19,21,23)], and four Medinan [...]


Due to the lack of knowledge about Islam, most non-Muslims tend to build some wrong ideas that contain many misconceptions about Islam. I will try to spotlight some of these myths hoping to clarify the doubts raised about these ideas. Misconception no.1: Islam is a religion of violence and barbarism! When you just utter the [...]


1- She is dignified, not oppressed     You may think that women in Islam are getting a row deal and that they are oppressed. You may say that men are dominant over women and that Muslim women are culturally oppressed. Or that they are culturally abused. Let us differentiate between certain culture baggage and [...]


The widow is a woman who is destined to lose her husband who supports and provides for her. She is a woman who suffers really hard. This suffering is not only financial, but most of the time it is emotional and psychological suffering. She loses her husband, her lover and the father of her children [...]


One day I was walking down the street and suddenly found this gorgeous girl all covered up in what they call hijab, I call it Oppression myself. I thought to myself, it’s very sunny and hot why would she do that to herself unless she was forced?! I mean this is a total nonsense. I [...]


To veil or to wear Hijab literally means to cover or to screen. The term “Hijab” can also be used to refer to the seclusion of women from men in the public sphere. Although it encompasses  more than just a dress code, the term Hijab has become interchangeable with the word scarf. Why Hijab? Some [...]