Wo-man

I respect the struggles you have overcome to be the woman you are today. I support you in your journey to deal with life how best you can. …


I started wearing my jilbab in my final year in University, it was a clothing I had admired for so long, but was eventually able to wear in my final year. Even though I was a *jilbabee* in Uni, I really wasn’t close to other jilbab sisters bacause there were…


https://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-04-24/confronting-domestic-violence-in-islam/8458116?nw=0

“Just have Sabr, it’s sunnah to have patience whenever any evil befall us, just be prayerful, pray Tahajjud, make du’a for him, you know, put him in your prayers, he’s gonna change bla bla bla…” Those are the words!!! Those are the words that are emotionally chaining muslim women to…


https://www.pinterest.com/pin/638807528394102704/

My Ustadha asked me to translate Qur’an 94 verse 5 “Fa inna ma’al usri yusra”, I replied, “Indeed, a̶f̶t̶e̶r̶ hardship comes ease”, she swiftly corrected me…“the verse is not “Fa inna ba’adil usri yusra”, but “Fa inna ma’al usri yusra” (In Quranic arabic “ma’a” means “with”, “ba’ad” means “after”). In…


The belief that “the home” is the safest place for a girl child, hence if she goes out of the home, to school, to work and get raped, hurt and/or…


https://www.stocksy.com/1216854/happy-young-muslim-couple-in-the-park

How often have you heard “If he has the deen, he will be good to you”…?Sounds true, right…? See, striving for one’s deen is such a personal journey, personal enough that Allah would not ask you about someone else’s deeds, but “you, yours and yourself” alone. …


https://english.khamenei.ir/news/7361/Women-s-Education-Before-and-After-the-Islamic-Revolution-A

“I see a lot of muslim sisters studying for a masters degree, why would any good muslimah be pursuing a masters? These women are supposed to be home, teaching their “shidren” the deen, and they are just roaming around doing one yeye degree. I also see some sisters studying engineering…


https://eamamoosa.com/feminism-within-the-islamic-paradigm-ft-qahera/

“Muslim women who demand for respect from their husbands are not different from kafirs, and are in fact very dangerous to the deen of their husbands. Husbands of these women have to take extra caution, lest their wives lead them into Jahannam (Hell-Fire)” said a “scholar”…E shock you ?, …


https://mvslim.com/yes-im-a-muslim-and-a-feminist/

“Women are not meant to be battered or treated like sh*t, everyone deserves to feel respected and honored. There’s nothing normal about domestic violence, men are not toddlers, they do know what is right, and should be held responsible for their wrongdoings.”

That was all I told her, the next…


https://www.chronicle.com/article/is-death-bad-for-you/

Yah Allah, is this my turn… to go?

Every inch of my body felt the dead silence, the type of silence that succeeds a devastating turbulence. It was midnight, somewhere in the eastern part of Nigeria. I was on my way back from a journey, sleeping peacefully in the trailer…

Raheemat Rafiu

This girl is thriving!

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