Category Archives: Women

CONCLUSION – Islam The choice of Thinking Women

Islam forbids the one thing that modern men and women have excelled in: a laissez-faire society. In contrast, Islam commends chastity, marriage, reproduction and upbringing of children, all of which the “modern, liberated women” has been encouraged to abandon, at their peril. Sex, in Islam, is permitted only within wedlock, a measure which protects women…

Islam, Women and Feminist Movement – Islam The choice of Thinking Women

It is very important to study and understand the feminist movement because it claims to represent the emancipation and welfare of women in these times. A need to appraise its logic, practical implications and viability is required, all of which will be addressed in this chapter. The word “feminism” itself is very subjective and has…

SOCIAL POSITION OF WESTERN WOMEN’ TODAY – Islam The choice of Thinking Women

The old customs practised by the supposedly “uncivilized” peoples of ancient Rome, Persia, Arabia and Judaea are alive and well but under a new guise. In this modern advanced age, instead of killing innocent girls at birth, we are aborting them in the womb and discarding their mutilated corpses like offal. Abortion is murder, and it has never been heard of a woman’s “right to choose” being accepted as a defence in a homicide case! Doctors and other abortionists are finding ever mo

WOMEN – A CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE – Islam The choice of Thinking Women

Islam has achieved far more for women’s emancipation and equality than many of today’s feminists realize. Judging Islam by their own secularized and often atheist standards, many members of the feminist movement denounce the way of life chosen by Allah for women and men, without knowing or deeply understanding what they are really criticizing. It…

Why I Write – Appeal To Your Sense Of Shame My Muslim Sister

My beloved sister, the words I write are from a heart full of sorrow and pain at the sorry condition of so many Muslim women today. We see the Muslim woman who, dressed in clothing that is covering yet nakedness, comes out to display her charms and seduces the slaves of Allah with the filthiest of weapons – the weapon of enticement and allurement that she has learned of the ways and means of seduction.

The Niqaab (Face Veil): Between Mustahab (Recommendable) and Waajib (Mandatory)

The esteemed Quraanic commentators At-Tabaree and Al-Qurtubee have elaborated on the form of Hijaab or Jilbaab i.e., “outer garments” as viewed by the Companions of the Prophet (radiallahu ‘anhum), as well as the circumstances surrounding the revelation of Soorah Al-Ahzaab: 59, that was quoted at the beginning of this essay. They state that when the…