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Taking by the means Allah gives us

Question: If a woman uses epidural anaesthesia (an injection in the back that numbs the nerves and stops you feeling pain) during childbirth, will she receive the same reward as

A sister became uncovered while praying

Question: What does a sister do if her neck becomes uncovered when she’s praying but she doesn’t realise it until after completing the salah? Does she repeat the prayer? Zaynab

Women making Iqamah

Question: If women pray alone at home, can they do the iqamah? Zaynab El-Kateb: No, women do not make the iqamah. The adhan and iqamah are for men. All rulings

Women reciting loudly in prayer at home

Question: Are women, to recite the Quran loudly in obligatory prayers when we pray alone at home in the way imam does in the mosque? Zaynab El-Kateb: Yes, women are

Making wudu while having a layer on the hair

Question: I made wudu and I didn’t remember that I had hair pomade in my hair and I put it up, so I performed all prayers of that day with

Making ghusl after menses while working

Question: If I become pure from my menses after sunrise and before noon and I can not make ghusl because I am working at that time, what should I do?

Making up the missed prayers due to istihadha (thinking it was menses)

Question: I did not pray for two days as I assumed I was on my period but then it turned out that it was abnormal bleeding outside of menstruation. How

How long shall a woman wait after menses to make ghusl

Question: May Allah bless you with good, amin When our menses finishes for the month is there any proof that states that we have to wait for a couple of

Women attending women-only gyms

Question: Could you please tell me what is the ruling on women going to a gym under the following conditions: It’s a women’s only gym. All the staff plus the

The ruling regarding wetness from the womb

Question: I just made wudu and straight away prayed my salah, whilst praying my first 4 rakah i felt as if I am wet but i wasn’t. I finished my