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An-Nawawi on the Virtue of Kindness to Women

By Abu Amina Elias / 1 June 2013

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

An-Nawawi records in his book, Riyad us-Saliheen:

Allah said:

وَعَاشِرُوهُنَّبِالْمَعْرُوفِ

“Live with them in kindness.” Surah An-Nisa 4:19

 

Study reiterates need for increased support for female converts in UK

Source : Presstv / 21 May 2013

The University of Cambridge has published a report about experiences of almost 50 British women of all backgrounds, ethnicities, ages and faiths (or no faith), who have all converted to Islam.

The report was commissioned and produced by the University's Centre of Islamic Studies (CIS), in association with the New Muslims Project, Markfield.

 

Best foods for healthy hair

Source : Gulfnews.com / 15 May 2013

Many of us spend a fortune on expensive hair products for healthier tresses. However, the truth is, beautiful hair starts with our diets. Healthy hair is nourished hair – and that means supplying our bodies with the nutrients they need. For shiny, strong and slinky locks, check out these top hair foods to add to your shopping list.

 

International museum of Women art exhibit works to dispel Muslim stereotyping

By Faiza Elmasry / 13 May 2013

The online Muslima exhibition, by the International Museum of Women, highlights the individuality of Muslim women and the rich diversity of their thoughts and contributions. The exhibit’s curator says one of the goals is to dispel negative stereotypes.

 

‘Iddah (the post marital waiting period)

Source : IdealWoman.org / 8 May 2013

The definition:

iddah (waiting period) refers to the period of time that follows a woman’s divorce or death of her husband. The length of this waiting period varies somewhat based on the situation.

 

Rules Related to an Excused Person (Ma’dhur)

By Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari / 6 May 2013

In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful.

There are two aspects to your question:

1) When and how is an individual classified as excused (ma’dhur)?

2) What are the rulings concerning a Ma’dhur ?

 

Dress Code of Muslim women

By Aisha Stacey / 6 May 2013

Islam is a complete way of life, each and every aspect is designed by our Creator to advance happy, healthy communities and ease the path to eternal bliss in Paradise. In today’s society modesty is seen as a sign of weakness or insecurity. This is not the case in Islam, where modesty is seen as a sign of respect for oneself and others.

 

Menstruation

By NewMuslims.com / 30 Apr 2013

There are special regulations in Islam legislated for women regarding the three types of bleeding they experience, that are menses, post-partum bleeding, and abnormal bleeding. Women must understand the rulings pertinent to each type, as they deal with important aspects of worship, such as purification, prayer and fasting. This lesson will try to explain the most important rulings relevant to each type of bleeding.

 

One-day Hijab Leads Young Briton to Islam

Source : OnIslam & Newspapers / 3 Apr 2013

A one-day experience of wearing hijab has led a 21-year-old Briton to read more about Islam and eventually embracing the religion.

“I took part in the first World Hijab Day and challenged myself to wear the hijab for a month,” Jessica Rhodes told Muslim Mirror

 

Lawyer wears headscarf in court for first time

Source : Doğan News / 3 Apr 2013

A female lawyer has for the first time entered a Turkish court wearing a headscarf, following the revoking of a regulation banning the headscarf in judicial institutions by the Council of State.

Attorney Şule Dağlı Gökkılıç wore her headscarf during a hearing in a libel suit in the Istanbul district of Kadıköy’s criminal court. As the new regulation had yet to be officially put into force, the judge noted in the court’s records that Gökkılıç was wearing her headscarf on duty.

 
 

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