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Can a Woman Live Alone?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I am single and I am working full time as a health professional. I have recently successfully applied for another job which might require me to consider moving away from home. There is the option to stay at home but for other reasons I feel there may […]

I’m Fearful That Islam Is Causing My Depression. What Can I Do?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I’m a girl of 19. I wonder how I have to be motivated to marry when I hear these hadiths: 1. The women not responding to the husband’s sexual requests leads to angels’ curse 2. Women annoying their husbands leads to hoors’ curse 3. Women who don’t […]

Can Women Pray Standing in Public?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I was recently traveling with a friend. At the airport she said that women are not supposed to pray standing so she sat on the chair and prayed. I wasn’t sure if that was true. Also it was an empty part of the airpot and we were […]

Are Women Allowed to Wear Gold Jewellery?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, Are women allowed to wear gold jewellery? I have found a hadith that forbids it. Answer: Wa alaykum al-Salam The wearing of gold jewelry for females is permissible according all schools of jurisprudence. As for the hadith of Asma bint Yazid from the Messenger sallaLlahu alayhi wasallam […]

Can a Woman Pray Loudly If She Is Alone?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Is it permissible for a woman to pray in such a manner that the voice is audible, being at home? I usually pray in a loud voice so as to concentrate on what I am saying, but my family members argue that women shouldn’t pray loudly. Answer: […]

Do the Hadiths Say Women Can’t Be Leaders?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum We have election for Student Representative for my college every year. There were three candidates for this year’s election: two women (Candidate A and Candidate B) and a man (Candidate C). I have read in a Sahih Hadith in Sahih Bukhari that that a nation will female ruler […]

Is It Permissible for a Woman to Learn Islam From a Man?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam alaykum, Is it permissible for a woman to receive Islamic knowledge from a man? Answer: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you well. May Allah reward you for reaching out to us. Knowledge It is obligatory for you to seek out answers, […]

Does Air Exiting From the Front Privates of a Female Invalidate Her Wudu? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, Does passing wind through the front privates of a female invalidate her wudu according to the Shafi’i school? Answer:Wa alaykum al-Salam The general rule is that anything, air our solid, that exists from the back or front privates invalidates the wudu. Accordingly, the wudu of a lady […]

Can I, as a Woman, Live on My Own? [Shafi’i]

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I would like to know: is it permissible for me to live alone? For many years I have been suffering mentally as I have no emotional Bond with My parents. My mother curses me a lot. It gets physical and she continuously blames me when something bad […]

Can a Muslim Woman Have a Career? [Video]

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum Can a Muslim woman have a career? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersGuidance Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz returned to […]