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Women and Dawah
03/19/02 at 11:03:12
Asalam alaikum waRahmatullahi waBarakatuhu,

Insha allah I hope you are all well  :)

I would be interested in getting any opinions/ feedback/ comments etc, on Sisters dawah nowadays.  If you look to dawah I always find Sisters dawah is always brushed aside by the brothers, and not really looked upon as serious, maybe this is due to the attitude of the sisters themselves Allah u Alim.

Here is an interesting article I came across in al Jumuah magazine, is a little long, hence am posting it in 2 parts, any thoughts anyone?

Ma assalama
Umm Abdul Haqq

Abdul Lateef M. Al-Hassan and Sumayyah Bint Joan
al-Jumu'ah Magazine

From the very beginning, women have played vital roles in
the propagation of the fundamental truths of Islamic
da'wah. From the sacrifices of Sumayyah, to the collected
Ahadeeth of Aisha, women have been instrumental in the
flourishing and spreading of this deen. Unfortunately
during these times, the Islamic revival suffers from
weaknesses in its properly qualified personnel, which
limits its spreading and restricts the da'wah work to an
elitist group of activists, with finite and limited efforts
of da'wah and tarbiyah being focused on women.

Da'wah amongst women deserves, and should get, far more
attention than it does. So far, except in a few instances,
women have been distanced from the field of da'wah work. If
we look at the reality, and the situation of Islamic da'wah
work, and the position of women in it today, we can easily
find the following problems:

1- Deficiency in da'wah capabilities among and by women.

2- The ill use of existing limited-resources in combination
with a lack of personal initiative on the part of women.

3- A neglect or omission of women's issues in the planning
of Islamic da'wah.

4- Absence of strong tarbiyah and the lack of fundamental
Islamic knowledge in the da'iyat (female callers) in the
field of da'wah. Only a few of the wives and daughters of
dou'at (male callers) have any worthwhile Islamic

5- Most women do not possess a proper understanding the
role of da'wah made incumbent on their husbands. Because of
this, they may not understand the importance of time given
to projects outside the home, which in turn may, become a
source of tension within the home.

6- The level of general Islamic knowledge among most women
is low.

7- Women's da'wah programs, as well as overall da'wah
programs and institutions are rare, and not well organized.


Many obstacles and restraints have been the causes behind
the weakness and neglect of da'wah work amongst women. One
they have been recognized and analyzed, viable solutions
can be sought and implemented.

One major reason, is that many men are not convinced about
the importance of women's role and responsibilities in the
field of da'wah. The Qur'anic verse "...remain at your
homes..." [33:33] has been misinterpreted by many, and so
has the right of stewardship or Qawama. In many instances
we see men objecting to women's participation in da'wah and
thus preventing them from fulfilling their role toward
their fellow Muslims and to the larger society in general.
Spreading Islam has been made incumbent on all Muslims, men
and women.

"It is vital that husbands encourage their wives to
participate in da'wah work," said Dr. Aisha Hamdan,
Director of the Islamic Education Foundation, based in
Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has a Ph. D. in Clinical
Psychology with a specialty in child and family issues. She
teaches at a private university in the Twin Cities. The IEF
is a two-year-old organization, with one of its goals
being, to increase the level of awareness and to provide
training in giving da'wah, amongst Muslim women and
men. "They should encourage them to spread the message of
this deen, perhaps by taking them along when they go out,
and by instructing them on the proper ways of giving
presentations about Islam."

A more particular reason is the absence or confusion of
priorities in the minds of dou'at. Many of them have been
overwhelmed and distracted by the state of the Ummah, even
to the extent of ignoring to give proper attention to their
homes and families. Their energies having been exhausted in
the work outside the home, leaving them with nothing left
for their families. This imbalance hurts not only the
families, but also the community as a whole.

The level of women's education and awareness of their
position and responsibility plays an important role. As
education and awareness decline, women become
disinterested, their level of giving and sense of sacrifice
weakens. "Unfortunately, not a lot of Muslim women feel
that they know enough about Islam to share it with others.
They need to realize that it is their responsibility to
obtain that knowledge and then share it with others. Many
women also feel uncomfortable presenting to groups of
people due to various reasons." Dr. Hamdan said. "This is
why we are conducting training sessions here, about how to
conduct da'wah. We are committed to trying to arm women
with the necessary skills, that will give them the
confidence to take up this very important, and often
neglected role in their lives as Muslims."

Indulgence in luxuries, even if they are halal things,
usually force women to devote more time to them and less
time to doing da'wah. This also happens when they find it
difficult to balance rights with duties. Sometimes women
lose perspective, forgetting that the work inside the home
is the core of their mission. By neglecting this role, or
when they fail to arrange their priorities, and get tied to
a job that distracts them, they ultimately fail at
fulfilling their da'wah roles both inside and outside the
home. "For many women, their jobs as wife, mother, cook,
and teacher, inside their homes, are so time consuming,
that the main barrier to engaging in da'wah work is
oftentimes, a lack of time itself," said Dr. Hamdan. "This
is why it is so important for husbands to be supportive to
their wives in fulfilling their obligations both within and
outside the home."

Another unfortunate reality is that most da'wah
organizations have failed to absorb and utilize the
energies of women, and have also failed to adjust their
plans and programs in a way that would incorporate women as
core assets in their da'wah work.

The media, and many other elements of the promiscuous
society we live in, have had major impacts on the psyche of
Muslim women. This psychic crippling has kept many women
away from their mission and distorted the image of Islam in
the minds of most of them.

A Desired ROLE for the MUSLIM WOMEN

A Crucial Role:

According to recent data, there are more women accepting
Islam in this country, than any other group. The same can
be said of Canada, England and many other places. A recent
survey Al Jumuah magazine have conducted in the Dominican
Republic, showed that about 75% of those who accepted Islam
among the natives were women. Because of this, there is a
tremendous need for Muslim women to participate in the
field of da'wah. " The role of calling to this deen, does
not stop at the pronunciation of the Shahada," Dr. Hamdan
said. "Women are needed to help other women come to Islam,
and are needed to instruct them after they become Muslims."
The reasons women's participation is important are various
and diverse:

1. Women are more capable than men are in communicating
with other women. Women are usually more affected by word,
deed, and conduct of other women, more so than by men.
Women are more capable of recognizing the particularities
and problems associated with women's education and

2. Women can better comprehend the direction in which
women's da'wah work should be geared. They can best discern
the order of priorities, because they are more familiar
with this sphere.

3. Women are more free than men in communicating with other
women, either individually for da'wah activities, or in
women's learning and other forums and places of meeting.

4. Many Muslim women who are in need of guidance,
education, and direction lack the presence of men-folk who
can provide this service, therefore it makes sense that
qualified women in the community should offer this.

5. The educational and the tarbiyah need of women are
greater than that of men. They get pregnant, give birth,
and nurse children. The children are more tied to them than
they are to their fathers. Women stay at home with their
sons and daughters, and thus can bring them up as they
please. If they are not allowed to share in the da'wah
efforts of their husbands, a lot of the much-needed results
may not be attained.

6. Women have a great effect on their husbands. If they
have strong emaan and character, they have a very good
chance at helping their husbands become strong as well.

7. Women have a lot of characteristics that stress the
importance of their da'wah role. They should also be taken
into account whenever any da'wah work is planned. Some are:

* Women have the innate ability to communicate strongly
what they believe to be true in their hearts. Dr. Hamdan
also points out that, "Women are also generally stronger in
terms of verbal abilities and emotionality."

* Women sometimes lack will power and a sense of direction,
and therefore need the assistance of other women to give
strength and motivation.

A Definite Role

The work of the Muslim woman in the field of da'wah
strengthens the man's work, and it expand it into areas
where her effectiveness supersedes that of the man. It is
sad that this role is so grossly overlooked and
underestimated. By her nature as a spiritual and
psychological comforter of man, the woman can play an
important role in da'wah, for a man cannot -if his mind is
preoccupied with works and goals- cope with his own
problems, let alone undertake the burdens of giving da'wah.
Many have failed on the path of da'wah for this very
reason. Khadija's comfort, help, and support of the
Prophet, sallallaahu alayhe wa sallam, offer the greatest
proof of the vital importance of this role. The Prophet's
companions who left their homes to go places that were
thousands of miles away to take the new religion to people
also had the support and the backing of their wives.

Very few women today understand or are aware of such a
role, let alone carry it out. A woman may think that the
marriage home is a place of rest and easy. They have yet to
realize that marriage is the starting point of struggle,
sacrifice, giving and responsibility.

The woman's role does not end at door. She can be greatly
effective by being a good example to others, by being good-
hearted, kindly spoken, and of friendly conduct. She can
offer assistance, and share concerns as well as joys. She
can also use all appropriate opportunities to educate,
guide and call others though observing the conditions of
those whom she addresses.

Examples Are Needed

Women, who understood their role, started educating
themselves and achieving their rights to education and
tarbiyah. Look at the hadeeth narrated by Abu Saeed that
the women said to the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhe wa
sallam, "The men are keeping you busy and we do not get
enough attention from you. Would you specify a day for us,
women? He promised them a day to meet them and educate and
admonish them." (Bukhari) The fruits of this understanding
and concern by the women companions of the Prophet,
sallallaahu alayhe wa sallam, and the attention he gave
them, are shining examples and a source of pride for Muslim
women. Here are a few more to ponder:

Here is Umm Sulaim teaching her son Anas Ibn Malik about
Islam, even though her husband rejected Islam. When Abu
Talha proposed to her (before accepting Islam) she told him
that her dowry was Islam, he in-turn embraced Islam and she
married him. She made her son Anas the servant of the
Prophet, sallallaahu alayhe wa sallam. Umm Hakeem was the
reason behind her husband embracing Islam, and the aunt of
Adi ibn Hatem led him to Islam. Amra, the wife of Habib Al-
Ajami would wake up her husband to make salah at night.
Asmaa, the daughter of Abu Bakr, forbade her son, Abdullah
ibn Az-Zubair, to accept a demeaning way out to escape
death although she was very old and needed him beside her.

If we move to a wider circle, we will find that Muslim
women played a great role in sacrifice and service for the
religion of Allah. Sumayyah gave up her life when Abu Jahl
killed her for becoming a Muslim. She was the first Muslim,
and woman, killed in Islam. Khadijah, the first wife of the
Prophet, who was very rich, spent of her money to support
the da'wah. Umm Salamah left her husband and saw her
children persecuted when she migrated. Umm Imarah fought in
defense of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhe wa sallam, in
the Uhud battle. Tending the wounded in battles was the
role Muslim Women played throughout history.

Re: Women and Dawah
03/20/02 at 00:02:34
Posted by Umm_Abdul_Haqq
[Moved from duplicate thread]

Building SUCCESSFUL Da'wah Programs
                    There are conditions that must be met for women's da'wah  
                    work to succeed and achieve its expected outcome. Many of  
                    the items in the following discussion are god to consider  
                    at all time, but it is always important to be in touch with  
                    the specific environment one is working with, study it and  
                    design all programs to fit the specific reality and needs.
                    First: Important Guidelines
                    The fact that we stress the importance of women's role in  
                    Islamic da'wah should not lead us away from keeping the  
                    women's creation, nature and priorities clear in mind.  
                    There are important points that should be used as  
                    guidelines when planning or doing da'wah work:  
                    1- Typically, the woman's main role and job is at home.  
                    This is clearly stated in Qur'an and Hadeeth. Allah  
                    says, "And stay in your houses." [33:33] Of course women  
                    can go out for salah in the masjid, participate in any  
                    other activities she may need and to do da'wah. However,  
                    none of these activities should conflict with her essential  
                    duties at home as wife and mother. In many cases, it is  
                    this balance between the woman's essential duties and the  
                    requirements of da'wah work, that have caused problems and  
                    misunderstandings in families and communities. "Women may  
                    find ways to fulfill their da'wah obligations at home, such  
                    as engaging in office work for an Islamic organization,  
                    answering telephones, or any other number of possibilities,  
                    depending on the skills and interest of each woman, " she  
                    2- There are special injunctions regarding women, and the  
                    mixing of men and women, that must be observed in any  
                    da'wah activity and under any circumstances:
                    a) Proper hijab between men and women must be observed at  
                    all times.
                    b) Women cannot travel without a male companion who is her  
                    c) Women cannot intermix freely with men who are not  
                    directly related to her.
                    d) Women cannot exit from their homes except by permission  
                    of those who are in charge of them and care for them, i.e.  
                    their husbands or fathers.
                    3- The enemies of Islam usually exploit these injunctions  
                    and use them to defame Islam as demeaning to women. Some  
                    dou'at get affected by these allegations and they are  
                    thereby led to be lax and unmindful. The true dou'at guided  
                    by the Sunnah must watch out, lest they be affected by the  
                    lusts and whims of society.  
                    4- Men have the original right in da'wah activities to take  
                    the lead as was the case in the age at the Prophet,  
                    sallallaahu alayhe wa sallam, and the excellent generations  
                    that followed. Women's role in da'wah work is undeniable,  
                    provided the appropriate guidelines are adhered to.  
                    Second: Objectives of the Program:
                    As the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhe wa sallam, saw a need to  
                    set aside a specific time to address the needs of women in  
                    his community, so organizations should try to tailor their  
                    da'wah work to the women and issues of the communities. Any  
                    da'wah program directed towards women should strive to, at  
                    least, serve the following ends:
                    Strengthening the Emaan: This comes about by increasing  
                  &jbsp; worship, remembrance of Allah (thikr), and reflection on  
                    Allah's names, and His power and creation in ourselves and  
                    in the universe. There is great power in reflection. And  
                    its positive impact on one's heart and emaan is almost  
                    limitless. This however, would not be possible without the  
                    inculcation of the right understanding of certain issues  
                    related to our aqeedah; the emphasis has to be on Tawheed.
                    Increasing knowledge: Without it one cannot achieve much.  
                    Special emphasis has to be put on the basics of Islam and  
                    on subjects that the da'iyah needs in her environments.  
                    Knowledge should be spread about deviant thoughts, ideas,  
                    groups and sects. Awareness must be raised concerning those  
                    who do not like to see the spreading of Islam and who are  
                    gaining grounds in the hearts and minds of people.  
                    Building of the da'wah personality: Da'wah requires  
                    sacrifices and therefore women must be prepared to bear the  
                    burdens of calling to Islam. This comes through awakening  
                    them to the conditions of the Muslims and the endeavors of  
                    the enemies of Islam. Leadership, responsibility and  
                    individual initiative should be taught. Theoretical and  
                    practical educational faculties must be nurtured. The  
                    da'iyah must be taught the necessary social skills and the  
                    importance of da'wah through good example and conduct. They  
                    also must be taught the value of time, its management and  
                    how to use halal fun activity during their times of  
                    Building up immunity to sin: This includes recognizing the  
                    ills of sins, particularly those relating to women, and  
                    blocking the way to them by shunning the means leading to  
                    them and the places where they exist.  
                    Third: Training
                    A- On the theoretical side of this step, preparation may  
                    need to consider these aspects:  
                    1- Educational preparation through providing a good  
                    presentation of appropriates materials. Islam gave women  
                    the rights to education. The knowledge meant to be  
                    attained, is that which is helpful to women in da'wah, like  
                    the shari'ah branches and the disciplines leading to  
                    understanding them. But seeking knowledge should not be a  
                    barrier to giving da'wah, as is the case with many today.  
                    Balance must be maintained.  
                    2- Psychological preparation by ensuring that the women  
                    callers have faith in Allah sincerity, hopefulness,  
                    coverage in truth, pride in Islam, patience, and knowledge  
                    of the conditions and environments of those they are  
                    addressing. This is a very important aspect of  
                    preparedness, because the preacher is tied to the people,  
                    who have different characters and inclinations.  
                    3- Social preparation by having the women da'iyat live an  
                    Islamic life in the family and society in a practical  
                    application of Islam. They should abide by the ethics of  
                    Islam and of the da'wah. Capping the elements of social  
                    preparation is the feeling that the da'wah is a right to  
                    all people that must reach them with sincerity, generality,  
                    honesty, gentleness and meekness.  
                    B- Adequate practical training and preparation is must:
                    This involves training female callers in speaking and  
                    writing to be able to bring Allah's religion to the people  
                    through speeches, lessons, lectures, and writing. These are  
                    the methods of addressing people with the da'wah and they  
                    complete the theoretical preparation and ensure that it  
                    bears fruit. This aspect has largely been neglected  
                    resulting in severe shortcomings in the da'wah.  
                    Da'iyat delivering lectures, seminars, sermons, etc. should  
                    be able to persuade the listeners by addressing their minds  
                    through proofs and evidence. They should also be able to  
                    arouse their passions, emotions, and feelings. Those making  
                    speeches and addresses must be well versed in the art and  
                    its importance, and should also practice delivering  
                    speeches to women in mosques, schools, or other places  
                    where women gather. They should also watch over and guide  
                    women trainees, and gently correct their mistakes.  
                    Writing and publishing must not be neglected in an age when  
                    people are easily reached by and engrossed in all sorts of  
                    books, booklets, newspapers, and articles. Writings should  
                    both be eloquent and convincing, through sincere, sound and  
                    documented arguments. Writing is the form of da'wah which  
                    is in many ways one of the most appropriate and important  
                    means for women. They can write at home and thus make use  
                    of their spare time. They can in this way reach all classes  
                    of society.  
Re: Women and Dawah
03/20/02 at 00:03:39
Posted by Umm_Abdul_Haqq
Moved from duplicate thread

                    AREAS of Da'wah for WOMEN
                    The educational field: These are related to the ennoblement  
                    of the spirit and the purification of the soul through  
                    faith. The minds and souls can thus be touched. These  
                    fields are to be found in mosques, schools, associations,  
                    da'wah groups, and others.  
                    The social field: These relate to bodily and psychological  
                    health as well as to social development and interaction  
                    between people that reflect positively on the realization  
                    of spiritual education and the formation of Muslim  
                    Both sides, spiritual and physical, are tied together and  
                    they should both be fulfilled in balance. To give the upper  
                    hand to the soul would be asceticism, and to the body would  
                    be hedonism. Fulfilling the physical needs has often been  
                    cause for many people embracing the guidance of Islam.  
                    Preachers of Christianity today, concentrate on this  
                    approach. It is difficult for the hungry, the naked, or the  
                    sick and homeless to listen to sermons.  
                    More specific example of what women can take part in as  
                    da'wah are:
                    1. The Home: This is surely the most fertile and most  
                    effective channel. Allah has ordained both husbands and  
                    wives as nurtures for each other and the family. The mother  
                    shares with the father the responsibilities of educating  
                    and nurturing in all physical, moral, psychological,  
                    social, and external aspects each other and their children.  
                    Members of the family are gathered together in the home for  
                    many hours and this creates harmony among them as well as  
                    affords an opportunity for presenting good examples and  
                    2. The Muslim Community: Charity, advice, and direction can  
                    be offered to relatives, neighbors, and the needy.  
                    3. The Islamic School: Educational activities and  
                    curriculums can be used for the guidance of girl students  
                    as well as women teachers and staff.  
                    4. The Masjid: Women should be allowed to go to the masajid  
                    to benefit from the lessons held there. The masjid is a  
                    suitable place for some of the women activities like Qur'an  
                    study groups and other training.  
                    5. Hospitals, Prisons, and Social Welfare Institutions,  
                    Women's Colleges or Universities. "Women-only conferences  
                    can also be incorporated into an already scheduled major  
                    conferences, thus providing them with someone to travel  
                    with," Dr. Hamdan says.  
                    "Also, da'wah work can be done on an individual level; such  
                    as with friends, families, peers, particularly those who  
                    are not Muslims, "said Dr. Hamdan. "Many women who have  
                    converted to Islam have families who are non-Muslim and  
                    this is a prime, although challenging, opportunity to do  
                    da'wah work."  
                    What the Qur'an and Sunnah Said:
                    Muslim Women, Callers and Called
                    Certainly, the injunctions of Islam, from the Qur'an and  
                    the Sunnah, cover and apply to both males and females. Male  
                    pronouns were usually used mostly, only because that is the  
                    custom of the language. Nevertheless, there are certain  
                    injunctions that are exclusively meant for men. And at the  
                    same time, Allah has enjoined things upon women only. This  
                    shows that they have a character and a personality  
                    independent of men. This stresses the need to address women  
                    with the da'wah, education, reform, and guidance, in a way  
                    that is specific to them. They should not be ignored. It  
                    was on account of this that the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhe  
                    wa sallam, addressed women specifically, especially after  
                    addressing men, and that he fixed a special day of the week  
                    on which he taught them alone.  
                    Qur'an tells us that man is responsible for his home and  
                    family, "O you who believe! Ward off from yourselves and  
                    your families a Fire (Hell) whose fuel is men and stones,  
                    over which are angel stern and severe," [66:6]. And the  
                    Prophet, sallallaahu alayhe wa sallam, also said, "The man  
                    is a shepherd of his family and he is responsible for his  
                    guardianship." (Bukhari and Muslim) In another hadeeth, the  
                    Prophet's, sallallaahu alayhe wa sallam, told of a double  
                    reward for the man who teaches well, cultivates and then  
                    frees any female-slave he has. (Bukhari) This surely  
                    stresses the need for the education of and care for women.  
                    On the other hand, there are many evidences from the Qur'an  
                    and the Sunnah that testify to the fact that women are also  
                    obligated to do da'wah work:  
                    1- There many verses in the Qur'an that obligate Muslim men  
                    and women to do da'wah, and enjoin good and forbid evil.  
                    For example, Allah says, "Let there arise out of you a  
                    group of people inviting to all that is good (Islam),  
                    enjoining good and forbidding evil. And it is they who are  
                    the successful." [3:104]  
                    2- Women have been expressly addressed with the duty of the  
                    da'wah because Allah, subhanahu wa ta'ala, says, "O wives  
                    of the Prophet! You are not like any other women. If you  
                    keep your duty (to Allah) then be not soft in speech, lest  
                    he in whose heart is a disease should be moved with desire,  
                    but say that which is Ma'roof (good)." [33:32] Ibn Abbas  
                    understood Allah's injunction to the Prophet's wives,  
                    to "say good," to mean that they have to enjoin what is  
                    good and forbid what is evil. This can be taken as a  
                    general address to all Muslim women. Allah also says, "The  
                    believers, men and women are Auliya (helpers, protectors)  
                    of one another, they enjoin the good and forbid the evil,  
                    they perform salah and give away zakah and obey Allah."  
                    [9:71] It is clear in this verse that women are addressed  
                    with this task, just as men, whenever they are capable of  
                    discharging it. The Prophet, sallallaahu alayhe wa sallam,  
                    said, "The woman is a steward of her husband's home and  
                    children and she is responsible for them." A steward here  
                    is a person entrusted with what has been put in his charge,  
                    cherishing and preserving it.  
                    Furthermore, the following points, when properly put into  
                    perspective, also lead to the understanding that women are  
                    as responsible for carrying out da'wah as men are:  
                    a) Because Islam prohibits the free intermingling of men  
                    and women, and the maintenance of hijab, it becomes vital,  
                    as well as practical, to have qualified women to do da'wah  
                    work among women in the community.  
                    b) Some of the shari'ah rulings were reported from the  
                    Prophet, sallallahu alayhe wa sallam, only through women  
                    c) Sometimes, it is difficult for the male-dou'at to carry  
                    out all that the da'wah among women requires because women  
                    have some private conditions that they may not feel  
                    comfortable revealing to men, and would rather convey them  
                    only to other women.  
                    What We Sow We Reap
                    1. Banishing ignorance, increasing intellectual broad-
                    mindedness, and the creation of qualified women da'wah  
                    cadres. These results have a lasting and beneficial  
                    influence, not only on women and the Muslim community, but  
                    also on the whole society at large.  
                    2. Rectifying conduct and restitution of many erroneous  
                    practices that have come to be social phenomenon in many  
                    3. Da'iyat will develop maturity and show more disciplined  
                    characters. This in turn will result in stronger  
                    relationships between men and women.  
                    4. Women's place and status in Islam would be highlighted  
                    and Muslim women would attain a better awareness of their  
                    rights and duties.  
                    5. Efforts would be geared toward the cultivating of our  
                    young people, in order to ensure the Ummah, virtuous  
                    Muslims in the generations to come.  
                    6. A sense of belonging to Islam would be fostered, and the  
                    key Muslim rite of enjoining good and forbidding the evil  
                    would be upheld.  
                    7. An important financial tributary for da'wah work would  
                    be secured; i.e., women's charitable spending.  
                    It is time that Muslims who profess to follow the Sunnah  
                    rethink the issue of dawah among women and by women. We  
                    should remember Khadijah, Aisha, Sumayyah, and many other  
                    Muslim women throughout our history, and what they did for  
                    Islam and learn from it. We also have to realize that mere  
                    talk and emotionalism are useless. We need to do something  
                    about our immediate situation now. Education, preparation,  
                    and qualification of women will be the key to our future  
                    success. Throughout history, the yardstick used to measure  
                    the well being of any society has been the condition of its  
                    women. Let us therefore, strive to improve the  
                    intellectual, spiritual and emotional condition of the  
                    Muslim woman by allowing her to fulfill all the God-given  
                    abilities and responsibilities made incumbent on her.  

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