Women's Studies

👑🌿 Shajar al-Durr: The Enigmatic Queen of Egypt
Dive into the life of Shajar al-Durr, a Turkish slave who rose to become the Queen of Egypt, exploring her significant contribution and unique legacy in Islamic history.
💫 Empowerment in History: Rights of Women in Muḥammadan Law
Discover the intricate rights and legal position of women under Muḥammadan law, exploring historical perspectives, societal implications, and notable examples of female leadership.
🌸 What is BATŪL (بتول‎)? Diving into the Virtues and Sueptitudes
Discover the multifaceted term BATŪL (بتول‎), traditionally signifying purity and detachment, often associated with Fāt̤imah, the esteemed daughter of the Prophet Muhammad. Understand its origin, cultural impact, and theological significance.
🧕 Understanding Jilbab: The Outer Garment in Islamic Tradition
Discover the multifaceted role of the Jilbab, an outer garment prescribed by the Qur’an for Muslim women, and its significance across various Islamic cultures.
🌺 MAʾŪDAH (موءودة‎): The Daughters of Pre-Islamic Arabia
Discover the heartbreaking practice of MAʾŪDAH (موءودة‎), the historical act of burying daughters alive in Pre-Islamic Arabia. Unveil its origins, prohibition in Islam, and its powerful cultural shift.
🌓 Exploring Birth Control in Islam: Tradition and Modern Perspectives
Dive into the nuanced views of birth control and contraception within Islamic tradition, exploring historical acceptance, religious jurisprudence, and comparative analysis with other faiths.
🌟 Hind bint Abi Umayya: An Emblem of Wisdom and Strength
Dive into the life of Hind bint Abi Umayya, also known as Umm Salama, an exceptional woman who played a significant role in early Islamic history. Understand her contributions, her journey, and her lasting impact on Islamic society.
🌿 RAIḤĀNAH (ريحانة‎): A Legacy of Faith and Strength
Discover the powerful story of RAIḤĀNAH, a remarkable woman who played a significant role in Islamic history. Learn about her life, cultural impact, and the choices she made in the face of adversity.
📚 Amin, Qasim: The Beacon of Women's Rights 💪
Discover the life, work, and impact of Qasim Amin, a pioneering figure in the fight for women's rights in early 20th century Egypt. Learn about his progressive ideas and the complex legacy he left in Egyptian and Arab culture.
🌟 Understanding BURQAʿ (برقع‎): The Traditional Islamic Veil
Dive deep into the historical, cultural, and religious significance of the Burqaʿ. Understand its etymology, cultural variations, and related concepts within the Islamic context of modesty and women's dress code.
🌿 In the Footsteps of Ummu Salmah: A Remarkable Wife of the Prophet Muhammed ﷺ
Discover the life, wisdom, and enduring legacy of Ummu Salmah (ام سلمة‎), one of the esteemed wives of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. Learn about her journey, her resilience as a widow and mother, and her significant contributions to Islamic history and female empowerment.
🌸 Exploring ḤĀ'ʾIẒAH (حائضة‎): The Islamic Perspective on Menstruation
Dive deep into the term ḤĀ'ʾIẒAH (حائضة‎), its meaning, significance, and the cultural and religious implications of menstruation in Islamic teachings. Understand the rules, cultural contexts, and theological underpinnings related to the menstruous woman.
👩‍⚖️ Exploring the Women's Action Forum: A Force for Equality
Dive into the history and impact of the Women’s Action Forum, an influential group formed in 1981 to tackle gender biases and promote women’s rights in Pakistan. Understand its roots, achievements, and ongoing struggles for equality and representation.
👩‍🦰 AN-NISĀ (النساء‎) - Sūrah on Women
Dive deep into the IVth Sūrah of the Qurʾān, 'AN-NISĀ (النساء‎)', which addresses various topics including women's rights, familial obligations, and societal guidelines.
👸 ḤAFṢAH (حفصة‎): The Influential Wife of Prophet Muhammad
Explore the life and legacy of Ḥafṣah bint ʿUmar, one of Prophet Muhammad's wives. Understand her significant contributions to early Islamic history and her role as a preserver of hadith traditions.
📚 Nana Asmau: Scholar and Leader of the Sokoto Caliphate 🌍
Nana Asmau (d. 1864), daughter of Uthman Dan Fodio, was a critical figure in the Sokoto Caliphate. A renowned scholar, pious Sufi, and political leader, she significantly contributed to the intellectual and ideological foundations of the West African jihad movement.
📚 Shafiq, Durriyah: Trailblazer for Women's Rights in Egypt
Discover the life and impact of Durriyah Shafiq, an Egyptian feminist, scholar, and activist who championed for women’s literacy and political rights. Explore her contributions and the struggles she faced within a conservative society.
📜 The Teaching of the Qurʾān on Women: Dispelling Misconceptions
A detailed exploration of the Qurʾān's teachings on women, addressing common misconceptions and presenting the inclusiveness and respect dictated by the Islamic holy text.
🔍 Understanding ḤAYẓ (حـيـض‎): The 🩸 Islamic Concept of Menstruation
Delve into the Islamic concept of Ḥayẓ, commonly known as menstruation. Explore its religious, cultural, and social aspects within the Islamic tradition and compare it with perspectives from other cultures.
🔍 Understanding MUSTAḤĀẒAH (مستحاضة‎): A Complex Aspect of Purity in 🕌 Islam
Explore the concept of Mustaḥāẓah (مستحاضة‎) in Islam, the term relating to a woman experiencing non-menstrual bleeding and its implications for religious practice and purity. Engage with its spiritual, theological, and cultural dimensions.
🧕 The Chador: Veil of Tradition and Symbolism
Delve into the Chador, an emblematic full-length garment worn by women in various Islamic cultures. Understand its origins, historical evolution, and cultural implications across different societies.
🩸Understanding Istihaḍah: The Menstrual Irregularities in Islam
Dive deep into 'Istihaḍah,' the term for menstrual irregularities in Islamic jurisprudence. Understand its implications, cultural significance, and how it affects a woman’s religious duties and daily life.
🌟 Lalla Zaynab bint Shaykh Muhammad ibn Abi al-Qasim: The Defiant Saint of Algeria
Explore the life and legacy of Lalla Zaynab bint Shaykh Muhammad ibn Abi al-Qasim, an Algerian female saint and head of the Rahmania Sufi zawiyah. Understand her opposition to French colonial rule and her contributions to spiritual and social empowerment.

Islamic Terms Lexicon

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