Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Nike - Just Do It (If your husband lets you)

Nike will begin selling a performance hijab for Muslim women athletes in the Spring 2018 season. It developed the product after some Muslim athletes complained about wearing a traditional head scarf during competition. The announcement comes on the heels of a controversial commercial directed at Arab female athletes.

What Does Islam Teach About ... Veils and Covering?

To find out, kindly click on the link below and read this article:


Does Islam require women to cover themselves? 

Yes. There is some disagreement as to whether the face should be veiled, but almost all scholars agree that a woman's hair should be covered. The covering of cloth is supposed to keep the sexual appetites of passing men at bay when women travel outside the home. This might even save a woman's life, since she is usually assumed to bear the responsibility of unlawful sexual encounters and thus subject to stoning.

Here is another article:


Revelation of the Hijab

From WikiIslam, the online resource on Islam
This article reveals the reason why Muslim women are required to wear the Hijab.


  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Qur'an Ayahs Regarding the Hijab
  • 3 Ahadith Regarding the Hijab
  • 4 Conclusion
  • 5 See Also
  • 6 External Links
  • 7 References
  • ...

  • Conclusion[edit]

    The reason that Muslim women wear the hijab today is not a spiritual one, nor is it a matter of piety. Covering the hair/face cannot be considered an act of modesty because Muslim men are not required to cover theirs. The sole reason they do it is because Umar bin Al-Khattab, a companion of Prophet Muhammad, wished that he would reveal verses from Allah requiring women to wear it. When Muhammad did not oblige, Umar did not consider praying to Allah for assistance. Umar knew he had to make it personal for Muhammad himself in order to bring the revelation down. He followed Muhammad's wives out when they went to go to the toilet and made his presence known. When Muhammad heard of this, the revelation that Umar had so wanted was sent down from Allah. Umar knew where these revelations were really coming from, which is why he went to Muhammad and harassed his wives instead of asking Allah.
    Although the revelational circumstances for the hijab may seem comical, the consequences that we can see to this day, are not. The requirement for the hijab has had the effect of placing full responsibility for Muslim-male self control onto the females - freeing the men of responsibility for their actions if they see an unveiled woman. Lack of self control is not an inherent attribute to men, because men in non-Islamic societies generally do not have such self control issues; when it is rare to see a woman covered so in these societies. The hijab's purpose, as revealed and to this day, is designed to protect Muslim females from the now acceptable behavior of Muslim males; behavior which has been deemed socially acceptable precisely because of the requirement of Muslim females to wear the hijab