Dozens of women protested in Istanbul on Saturday to denounce rising violence against women and the government’s failure to stop brutal attacks across the country. They gathered in the Kadikoy neighborhood on the Asian side of Istanbul, recounting harrowing stories of women recently murdered across the country, including Emine Bulut, whose killing by her ex-husband […]
“In a statement issued on 31/7/2019, the Union of Palestinian Women’s Work Committees, the female framework of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, denounced the position of Hizb ut Tahrir on the Palestinian government’s direction to adopt a law that raises the age of marriage of Palestinian women to 18. The statement considered […]
On the 1st August, the Netherland’s ban on the Niqab came into force, prohibiting Muslim women from wearing the face veil in public institutions, including schools, hospitals, and government offices as well as on buses or trains. Authorities are now required to force women wearing the Niqab to remove their face veil if they wish […]
In a recent BBC interview with the Dalai Lama on the 2nd of July 2019, a question was posed to him regarding the possibility of a female Dalai Lama. The Tibetan spiritual leader made reference to the fact that a future female spiritual leader should be “attractive”. As a consequence, he faced considerable backlash as […]
Question: Assalaam Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatuh our Ameer. Every Muslim wants to be one of those who are sincere and obedient to Allah in order to obtain His pleasure. But does obedience to Allah and His Messenger oblige obedience to the Hizb in all the commands and Ijtihad (opinions) that you have reached, which […]
On Wednesday 3rd July, organisers of the Jeddah World Fest announced at a press conference that the Western Rap singer, Nicki Minaj, will perform in Saudi Arabia later this month. Minaj is renown for her hypersexualized performances and videos; her figure-hugging, body-revealing outfits; and sexually explicit and profanity-laced lyrics which glamourize illicit relationships and drug […]
The number of Islamic thinkers and writers, who clearly object the developments which lead to the corruption in Muslim society, has clearly increased. They respond through their articles under titles like “Can a Muslim be a Feminist?”, “Feminism is no means of gaining rights but an ideology of exploitation”, “Your daughter is becoming a feminist, […]
Thousands of poor workers migrate to the sugar cutting farms in India to earn money with up to a 6-month contract for the backbreaking task of cutting sugar cane. Women are unpaid and suffer possible loss of a job if they are off work due to having their monthly cycle. As a result, thousands of […]
It has been reported that in Kigoma Region, Western of Tanzania there is a wave of women, particularly those who live without men in their homes, are at risk of having their homes broken into by unknown men and then being raped or, if they resist, facing violent retaliation.
On 15/05/2019 CE, a law to ban the wearing of Khimar (headscarf) in Austrian primary schools passed the National Council’s hurdle. The request for change to Article 495 (a) of the Schools Act was approved and presented as an ordinary legislation to the Education Committee of the Federal Council of States, based on the votes […]
In a step of the religious revolution which was announced by the Egyptian president, the observers of the Global Fatwa Index of the Dar al-Ifta al Misriyyah (Egypt’s Fatwa House) monitored the topics of “Fatwas on Women” and analyzed five thousand fatwas on women worldwide. They ranked Hizb ut Tahrir third after ISIS and al-Qaeda […]
The Minister of Family, Labor and Social Security Zehra Zümrüt Selçuk, made a statement about the sexual abuse of a 5-year-old child in Istanbul. Minister Selçuk stated in her tweet that a specialized team is charged after the incident, and a clinical psychologist will stay 24 hours with the child and the family. Zehra Zümrüt […]
On Thursday, 25 April 2019, when members of the Communications Committee of the Women’s Section in Hizb ut Tahrir / Wilayah Tunisia attended the Tunis Forum on Gender Equality in the City of Culture, they met with a group of female cleaners in front of City of Culture, where 42 female cleaners had been dismissed […]
Since 1929 each year Turkey celebrates “National Sovereignty and Children’s Day” on 23rd of April. This day, known as “Children’s Feast” among the people, is a gift from Atatürk to the children according to Kemalists. In fact, this so-called “feast” is neither Atatürk’s gift nor is it a feast for the children.
Question: Assalam u Alaikum – A Teacher of Sociology has raised a question regarding the Edat (time break after a woman’s husband dies which is 4 month and 10 days). He says that as the philosophy behind this time is to come to know about a woman’s pregnancy after her husband’s death so if medically […]
The department for underages affairs of the office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation in Kazan spread among schools a document in which it asks to “provide characterizing materials on underages and their families, that adhere to strict religious beliefs (wearing hijabs)”. The head of the department Venera Sabirzyanova writes that […]
The strength and harmony of the Muslim family was once a characteristic feature of this Islamic Ummah. Gaston Jezz, a Swiss family-law professor who visited the Turkish Republic following the destruction of the Uthmani Khilafah stated that the harmony of religious beliefs in this land, “gave birth to the strongest family hearth in the world, […]
Islam demands a status of great honour for women. Numerous Islamic evidences oblige men and society to view and treat women with respect and protect their dignity always. يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُواْ لاَ يَحِلُّ لَكُمْ أَن تَرِثُواْ النِّسَاء كَرْهًا وَلاَ تَعْضُلُوهُنَّ لِتَذْهَبُواْ بِبَعْضِ مَا آتَيْتُمُوهُنَّ إِلاَّ أَن يَأْتِينَ بِفَاحِشَةٍ مُّبَيِّنَةٍ وَعَاشِرُوهُنَّ بِالْمَعْرُوفِ فَإِن كَرِهْتُمُوهُنَّ فَعَسَى […]
Following on from our successful global campaign and international women’s conference in October 2018, “The Family: Challenges & Islamic Solutions”, the Women’s Section in the Central Media Office of Hizb ut Tahrir is pleased to announce the launch of our new Facebook pages dedicated to addressing subjects related to the global crisis affecting the “Family […]
The idea of human rights has pervaded Muslim societies, becoming the basis of discussion about the rights and wrongs of human behavior. A recent example of this is a prominent report of a problem which arose between a local Pakistani school and a Farwa Munir, a student of UMT. She claimed she was excused from […]
After the storm of the civil marriage and the celebration of homosexuals at the American University of Beirut, the Lebanese American University officially declares that it has no place dedicated for prayer! This provoked the students and caused controversy among them, and between them and the administration, and in the media.
Some of the Al-Azhar men continue to walk on the path of attacking Islam and its Ahkaam (rulings) with no insight or fear of Allah (swt). They continue to make Al-Azhar Al-Sharif – which used to be the bastion against the schemes of the enemies of Islam – a platform in which they attack the […]
Administrative Court of Tashkent began to consider a lawsuit, initiated by the father of a 17-year-old girl – student of lyceum at the International Islamic Academy, for whom administration of the this educational institution prohibited attending classes in a Muslim headscarf, – reports the Uzbek edition of Radio Liberty. “I filed a lawsuit demanding the […]
Question: In the book, the Social System in Islam, on the subject of marriage, (page 112 Arabic version / p. 113 English version), and the book we are using in (page 110, Arabic version / p. 113 English version) on the official site, the first paragraph says:
A number of Egyptian newspapers reported on Wednesday, 30/1/2019, what the World Fatwa Index issued on the marriage of minors, claiming that Hizb ut Tahrir restricted marriage to sexual relationship only, disregarding their psychological, health, mental and physical qualifications. The party criticized the opponents of marriage of the “minors”, who allow them to have sexual […]
February 1st marked the annual ‘World Hijab Day’ where activities took place in dozens of countries to raise awareness amongst non-Muslims about the Hijab and what it represents. But perhaps this is also a good time for us as Muslim women to reflect on our view towards the Hijab and what this Islamic dress is […]
The Ruling on Hijab is Against Islam as an Alternative Ideology to the Failed Secular Capitalist Ideology On Thursday, 24 January 2019, the Supreme Court of Kenya overturned a Court of Appeal ruling allowing three Muslim students to wear hijab in school. As Hizb ut Tahrir / Kenya, we state the following: First, at a […]
Yesterday in the second largest city of the Netherlands, Rotterdam, around 500 people participated in a silent march against violence towards women. The march was organized after the violent death of three women within just one month. A 29-year-old woman was murdered in her apartment and found by her 2 year old toddler, an American […]
On the 7th December 2018 the BBC published a news report outlining the double disadvantage of non-white women who experience lower wages than their male counterparts. The BBC sent freedom of information requests to 24 universities in the Russell Group of highly selective, research-based universities, and 22 responded.
On the 84th anniversary of the women’s suffrage in Turkey, the minister of Family, Labor and Social Services Zehra Zümrüt Selçuk visited the mausoleum with female deputies, reeves, bureaucrats, academicians and female representatives of non-governmental organizations. Minister Selçuk wrote the following in the notebook: “Dear Ghazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, we celebrate the 84th anniversary of […]