This is a story of 1 Chinese Muslim woman’s path to wearing hijab. Battling cultural and other influences, she overcame them with strength and conviction. Truly inspiring!
Muslim women! We are teachers, mothers, grandmothers, wives, daughters, sisters, aunts, – Allah SWT created us more precious than diamonds and pearls. This is a nice reminder for all Muslim women on the importance of our roles in this life, the importance of Islam in our lives, and the importance of choosing the Akhirah over the desires of this Dunya.
Many people have the concept that women are liberated in the West and that women’s liberation was born some time in the 20th century. In actuality, women’s liberation did not begin with a movement, or by a group of women, but it began by revelation from God to a man in the seventh century by the name of Mohammed (peace be upon him), who is known as the last Prophet of Islam. Islam raised the status of women, liberating them and freeing them from the many injustices that have been wrongly imposed upon them throughout time. The status of the Muslim woman is a very noble one, as her role greatly effects society as a whole. The Muslim woman is the initial teacher in the building of a society. The great importance of Muslim women’s roles – whether as a mother, grandmother, aunt, wife, sister, daughter, and the rights that are due to her and the obligation due from her – have been explained in the Qur’an and Traditions of the Prophet (Sunnah).
Among her God given rights are:
- Human rights
- Civil rights
- Social rights
- Political rights
- Economic rights
- The high rank of a mother
- The rights and honor of a wife
- And much more…
Read more in detail on page entitled Women and Islam