Women’s Issues



Issues private to women.


Is Kohl Makeup?

Question: Is kohl considered makeup? Answer: As-salam `alaikum, kohl is sunnah and it is makeup. Hajjah Naziha

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Use of Intrauterine Contraceptive Device

I will like to know if it’s ok to use the Intrauterine contraceptive device. What is the best contraceptive method… Continue reading

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Plucking Eyebrows

Question: Asalamu aleikum, I would like to know if it is haram for women to pluck the eyebrows, or cut them, or remove the connecting part above the nose? I found two hadith stating that the Prophet (saw) has prohibited … Continue reading

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Women and Mosque Attendance

Q: Would you please mention the adab (etiquette) of women attending the mosque?

A:…Women should be assertive in forming regular women’s meetings at their local mosques to study Islam and to discuss Islamic solutions to women’s issues… Continue reading

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Requirements for Women Fasting Ramadan

Q: Please provide some guidelines on the requirements of women fasting during Ramadan.

A: … Allah grants special mercy for women, and requirements of worship are less stringent for them than for men… Continue reading

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Wife Initiating Divorce

Questions: Can you please tell us – 1. the conditions under which a woman can initiate divorce? 2. how should she proceed to secure a divorce? Answers. 1. If the husband is not spending the amount of money required of … Continue reading

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