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The ruling on contraception

Question: Is limiting the number of children without using invasive contraception permissible? Zaynab El-Kateb: Limiting the number of children is not permissible except for a valid reason as health problems

Making an ultrasound to know the baby’s gender

Question: I wanted to know that nowadays it is wide spread that pregnant ladies try to know the gender of the child by ultrasound, so that they can do shopping

Signs of Puberty on a Girl

Question: There is a Muslim woman in my family 16 years old who still doesn’t have her menses. She rides horses and her teacher is a man. Is she committing

Cutting curly or long hair above the eyebrows

Question: In the time before Islam I used to pluck and cut my eyebrows very long time like my eyebrows became different from my natural and they have changed as

Wearing a wig in front of her husband due to alopecia

Question: If a woman suffers from scarring alopecia. (Permanent hair loss where the scalp scars) And has been seen by numerous medical doctors that specialize in hair loss and has

Women Traveling To Seek Knowledge Without Mahram

Question: What is your advice for sisters under 23-25 who are attached to learning Arabic at umm al qura university. Their attachments are strong and this is what they waste

Wearing coloured or embroidered abayas

Question: What is the ruling on wearing coloured and embroidered abayas? Should the abayas start from the head instead of the shoulder? This type of head abaya is not common

White Wedding Dress

Question: Is it allowed to wear in my wedding, a white wedding dress like women wear in bilad al-kuffr? There won’t be men in my walimah. Zaynab El-Kateb: Yes, Scholars

Conditions for hair coloring

Question: I have a doubt regarding hair coloring. Can I know the ruling regarding this? Does highlighting/coloring streaks on hair only on the end portion permissible? Keeping in mind that

Which type of clothes can we donate

Question: A sister has returned to Allahu taala and her non-Muslim family wants to give her clothes to the masjid. Is it better to sell them very cheaply (flea market