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Forcing young children to fast

Question: What is the view of parents forcing their children who are five years old or above that to fast the entire day in Ramadhan, especially in the west when

What should we focus on during Ramadan?

Question: What is better for me as a woman, to focus on during Ramadan? May Allah bless you. Zaynab El-Kateb: In Ramadan we try to have our share from every

Naming the child conceived outside wedlock

Question: May Allah reward you with khayr and aid you in your efforts. A woman was conceived out of wedlock and then her mother married a different man while she

Girls staying in a hostel for education

Question: Is it permissible in Islam for girls to stay in a hostel for worldly education? Zaynab El-Kateb: Sheikh Ibn Al-Uthaymin replied that this is an issue which he was

Cooperating with people of innovation in order to open a school

Question: I am a sister living in Belgium with two children. Due to us not having a Salafi school most of the Salafi parents put their children in schools of

Can we give Sadaqah for the reward to benefit the deceased?

Question: If someone dies in the family, can the children or spouse give sadaqa or charity with the intention of benefiting the deceased with the reward of that act? Zaynab

Writing down the inheritance for your children

Question: Can a person who has 2 sons and 8 daughters write a will to distribute his property among his children according to Islamic law 1/3 & 2/3 (like his

A woman uncovering in front of a 7 years old boy

Question: I came across the question and answer of a Scholar where the questioner asked about the age at which a woman should wear hijab in front of boys and

Hitting children to discipline them

Question: There’s a sister that has a 5 year old, a 7 year old and a 13 year old children. When they do not listen to her, she would hit

How to protect children from evil eye

Question: If a mother feels that her children have been affected by evil eye, is there any dua specific for it that can be recited besides the Maudhatain and Ayat