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equality

What is the Islamic stance on polygyny?

Answer According to Shari'a, a Muslim male may have four wives simultaneously with the condition of maintaining equality among all his wives. Therefore, in principle, you can remarry without divorcing your wife. However, in order to avoid bitter feelings to your...

Are women really inferior to men?

Islam does not allow equal treatment to women, this is because she can be forced to sleep with her husband, refusing to sleep with him is a sin. But why isn?t this point looked at in a realistic way. If her husband forces her, then he will be the one enjoying it in...

Issues within the community

According to shariah, is it permissible for a woman to voice her opinion on issues that is of particular concern to her within her community? Answer Assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh.Bismillahir rahmaanir rahim.Yes she is able to do so. However, the laws of...