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The Importance of Female Scholarship in Islam, by Habib Ali Al-Jifri

Habib Ali al-Jifri answers a question about the importance of female scholarship in Islam at the SeekersHub in Toronto, Canada. He describes female scholarship as “fulfilling the divine balance”. “We are in need of women who are active within the Islamic discourse, so they can counter the oppressive filth created in the name of the shariah.” […]

Is It Permissible to Elect a Woman as Head of the MSA?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: There was some controversy amongst our student body as to whether it was permissible to elect a female head of the MSA. Some people took the position that it was religiously unacceptable while others fought for the right of a female to be president. My question is, what is […]

Did Imam ‘Ali Say “If the Eyes of a Female Cry Over a Man That Oppressed Her, Angels Will Curse Him With Every Step He Walks”?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, Did Imam ‘Ali – God be pleased with him – say “If the eyes of a female cry over a man that oppressed her, angels will curse him with every step he walks”? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, I have not found this quote, authentic or […]

Chicago Muslim (and Seeker of Knowledge) Jameela Jafri is Scientist of the Month – Chicago Crescent

Source: Chicago Crescent The Association for Women in Science, a non-profit organization dedicated to achieving equity and full participation of women in all areas of science, technology and engineering, recognized Jameela Jafri as Scientist of the Month in September 2010. A Columbia University graduate, Jafri was recognized for her work as the manager of the girls’ […]