Islamic texts make it very clear that the hijab is compulsory for Muslim women to observe.
Consequently, Islamic scholars have agreed that both the burqa and niqab are part of Islam, but have differed as to whether they are also compulsory or optional acts of virtue.
Teach your daughter to never allow herself to be anyone's property and that you will cut her out of your will if she ever wears shorts that claim otherwise. Teach your daughter to talk about her feelings - not eat them or purge them. Teach your daughter to work with what she's got and love what she's got.
Tonight I went out with the girls and I told them I was going to write this post so they helped me come up with some good ones! So here we go: PIWTPITT 25 Rules for Parents of Daughters (because as I was making this list it seemed to me that I can screw up my daughter easier than my son so I needed more rules): 1.
Tell your wives and your daughters, as well as all believing women, that they should draw over themselves some of their outer garments [when in public]: this will be more con¬ducive to their being recognised as decent women and not molested.” Quran The hijab can generally be found amongst Muslim women all over the world, while the niqab and burqa are more common in specific regions.
It is not obligatory for a Muslim woman to dress in one of the above fashions in front of other women.
Among lighter parenting fare, the Martin-Webers frequently discuss topics such as sex positivity, body autonomy and consent, and the toxicity of gender roles for boys and girls.
Obviously, I'm not a woman and can't comment from that perspective; neither have I been subjected to the conservative social restrictions around modest dress, nor to sexual harassment or exploitation – thank God.To us, enforcing modesty standards is about controlling people and we have found that is counterproductive and undermines our commitment to respecting bodily autonomy,” she writes.