Browsing articles tagged with " women in Islam"

Islam and labor

For one thing, Islam sees the relationship between employers and employees as a “brotherhood.” It is not a paternalistic relationship nor a patron-client relationship, but one of equals where each has responsibilities to the other. The Prophet Muhammad reportedly said: “Your employees are your brothers upon whom Allah has given you authority, so if a Muslim has another person under his control, he/she should feed them with the like of what one eats and clothe […]


Hijab wearing students barred from collecting award

Two of the four hijab wearing students from İhsan Sabancı Girls’ leave the school distraught         A top student at Adana Ihsan Sabancı Girls’ High School, Adana, Turkey, was banned from collecting her graduation award during a ceremony because she wears the hijab. Three other hijab wearing girls were also ordered by the head teacher to sit at the back of the hall while the graduation ceremony took place on June 6. […]


30 facts about Islam

1) “Islam” means “Peace through the submission to God”. 2) “Muslim” means “anyone or anything that submits itself to the will of God”. 3) Islam is not a cult. Its followers number over 1.5 billion worldwide. Along with Judaism and Christianity, it is considered to be one of the three Abrahamic traditions. 4) There are five pillars of practice in Islam. These practices must be undertaken with the best of effort in order to be […]