All posts filed under: Social System

‘United Nuisance’ (UN) Universal Children’s Day

November 20th, was established in 1954 by the United Nations, and celebrated each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children’s welfare. However, the portrait of children across the world, and in particular in the Muslim world, proves anything else than togetherness, children’s rights and welfare.

The Problems for Women in Pakistan are NOT the Result of Lack of Gender Equality but Due to the Absence of Islamic Rule

Pakistan has been ranked the second worst country in the world for gender equality for the second year in a row. The World Economic Forum’s global gender gap ranked Pakistan at a dismal 143 with a 0.556 score. Pakistan ranked just above Yemen among 144 countries, performing way behind India and Bangladesh which ranked at 87 and […]

A Letter from the Women’s Section of Hizb ut Tahrir in Tunisia To The Minister of Women, Family, and Children

Women in Tunisia, like other women in the Muslim countries were dignified and honoured when the Muslims had a state and an implemented system of life. But after the destruction of the Khilafah in the twenties of the last century, and the absence of Allah’s Shariah from application, women suffered humiliation and abuse, and ever […]

Secularism’s Nurturing of Materialistic ‘God-Free’ Societies has Fueled the Epidemic of Mental Health Problems in Children

Earlier this month, a Guardian article stated that over a quarter of a million children in England are receiving mental health care for problems such as anxiety, depression, and eating disorders. According to the piece, based on figures from NHS Digital, the UK’s health service’s statistical arm, almost 12,000 boys and girls aged 5 and […]

The 60th Anniversary of Tunisia’s Personal Status Code Should not be a Cause for Celebration but Recognition of Secularism’s Failure to Secure a Dignified Life for Women

The 13th of August marked the 60th anniversary of Tunisia’s Personal Status Code (PSC) introduced in 1956 by the staunch secular dictator Habib Bourguiba. The PSC abolished the sublime Islamic social laws and replaced them with rulings shaped upon flawed Western secular principles such as gender equality. Polygamy was outlawed, a minimum age for marriage […]

Sexual Freedoms Have Generated an Epidemic of Sexual Harassment and Violence in UK Schools

On Tuesday 7th June, experts working in schools and with young girls who suffer sexual harassment and abuse inside and outside the classroom told an inquiry by the parliamentary women and equalities select committee that action needed to be taken to tackle the “ticking time-bomb” of sexual bullying in classrooms. They suggested that there should […]

Justice can only be given to women of Bangladesh under the Khilafah- not under the secular democratic ruling

According to the news of, police have failed to figure out why college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu has been killed in Comilla, much less recognize the killers even a month into the killing. The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police say they can only confirm that the murder, which triggered nationwide protests, was premeditated. […]

French Minister for Women Unveils the True Face of Liberal Democracies: Anti-Islamic, Racist and Hypocritical

On 30th of March 2016, the news network Al Jazeera reported that the French Minister for Women’s Rights, Laurence Rossignol, likened Muslim women who wear Hijab to American “Negroes” who accepted slavery. Her comments were made on RMC Radio and BFM TV in response to the growing trend in so called ‘Islamic fashion’ and mainstream […]

Protection of Muslim Children Will Not Take Place through the Plans of the Disbelieving Enemies of the Ummah

The Sudanese government and the United Nations ratified a joint action plan for the protection of children from violations in conflict zones. The plan took four years of research and deliberations between the two sides and it was described by the UN as being a comprehensive plan. The Minister of Social Welfare, Mashair Al-Dawalab, in […]

Saudi Arabia’s Farce of Caring about Muslim Women’s Sorrows

Saudi Arabia has expressed regret and sorrow for the current problems experienced by women in many parts of the world, mentioning the violation of Palestinian and Syrian women’s human rights and calling the “international community” to eradicate ‘such crimes and inhumane practices’ and to ‘hold accountable those who commit them’. These facts were part of […]

Gender Segregation in Islam is NOT Discrimination! But Stigmatising Religious Communities for their Values Is!

On Friday 4th March, the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal ordered Hizb ut Tahrir in Australia to stop so-called ‘forcibly’ segregating men and women at its public events after judging that the practice constituted sexual discrimination. The ruling came in relation to a case raised by the former NT News journalist Alison Bevege […]

International Women’s Day’s “Pledge for Parity” is Simply Replicating Gender Equality’s Failed Strategy for Change

The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day organized by the United Nations on the 8th March is “Pledge for Parity” which is calling its supporters to take strong practical steps to increase gender parity within their societies. It is a continuation of the UN’s international campaign, “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for […]

The Promotion of Muslim Fashion is Designed to Exploit the Muslimah and Islamic Values

The recent move of international fashion house Dolce and Gabbana, to launch their first collections of abayahs and hijabs aimed at the Muslim woman, cemented the growing importance of Muslim fashion. The brand was the latest of several major fashion labels to have recently created clothing for Muslims. DKNY, Tommy Hilfiger and Oscar de la […]

The ‘Democratic Project’ has Failed the Women of the Arab Spring! Only a True Islamic Revolution can Revive their Dreams for a Dignified Future!

This January and February marks 5 years since the beginning of the uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Libya and Syria against brutal dictatorships. Hopes were ignited amongst some that replacing tyrants with secular democracies would establish dignity for the people and create just and prosperous societies. Women played a significant role in the protests which […]

Those Secular Bigots who Blame Islam for the Cologne Attacks Need to Take a Long Hard Look at their Own Values

It was repugnant and vile; very much characteristic of Charlie Hebdo publications. In its latest edition, this odious magazine featured a cartoon suggesting that drowned 3-year-old Syrian refugee Aylan Kurdi would have grown up to be a sex attacker like those migrants accused of sexually assaulting hundreds of women in Cologne on the 31st of […]

The Failure of Beijing in Fighting Violence against Women: A Case Study of Tunisia and Turkey

This article seeks to showcase the failures of the Beijing Declaration and any attempts of secular systems to address the problem of violence against women through the case studies of Tunisia and Turkey. 20 years have passed since 189 UN Member States adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action contained within the UN Beijing […]

Q&A: Is it Permissible for a Menstruating Woman to Read Qur’an from the Internet or a Mobile Phone?

Question: Assalaamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatuhu, I would like to inquire about the Shariah rule because I am confused…  Is it permissible for the menstruating woman to read Quran from the internet or a mobile phone? I would like an answer. Wa Salaamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah From  Raheeq Em Yousif

Islam is the Answer to Solve Women’s Problems, Not Gender Equality

On the 7th of September 2015, the meeting of Women Parliamentarians for ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (WAIPA) has been held at Dewan Sarawak Hotel Shangri-La, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The acknowledgment of gender equality in the agenda of the post development 2015 are among the three resolutions achieved. The two remaining resolutions are encouraging the culture of […]