Hijab

Hijab


Beauty of Concealment and Concealment of Beauty, by Dr. Zahra Rahnavard
A lecture by wife of the former PM of Iran, on the beauty of concealment. The movement to abolish the hijab, and the message of hijab.

Hijab, by Allamah Sayyid Sa'eed Akhtar Rizvi
Allamah Sayyid Sa'eed Akhtar Rizvi addresses the topic of 'Hijab' beyond personal opinion and judgement. He talks of the different kinds of hijab, such as that of the eyes, the physical appearance, and how Hijab, in general, should be. He also touches upon the Jurists' views on Hijab, leaving us with a clear and concise understanding of the responsibilities of one wearing the Hijab.

Hijab and Family Life, by Mohammad Ali Shomali
In this paper, the author examines the impact hijab has on keeping the family structure intact.

Hijab, A Divine Value, by Sheikh Mansour Leghaei
A short article discussing the divine wisdom behind the Islamic obligation of Hijab and a comparison of similar rulings in the faiths of Judaism and Christianity.

Hijab, The Muslim Women's Dress (Islamic or Cultural?), by Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi
Understanding what Hijab is through the Quran, Hadith and Muslim culture.

In Defence of Islamic Laws, by Allamah Sayyid Sa'eed Akhtar Rizvi
This book contains the text of three memoranda submitted by the author to the Kenyan government in response to a request by the government seeking clarification on issues of the laws of matrimony, succession, and hijab in the Shi'a faith.

Liberation, by the Veil by Sehmina Jaffer Chopra
Role and benefits of the veil, Western and Islamic concepts of modesty.

The Islamic Hijab (Veil), by Al-Balagh Foundation
The 'Islamic Hijab (Veil)' is a text written with the aim to give a more factual approach, and a deeper meaning to Hijab in Islam. It addresses the responsibility both men and women have in applying Hijab, as well as addressing the doubts one may have, and logically explaining 'Why Hijab?'. The Al-Balagh foundation have thoroughly researched this topic using authentic sources, including the Holy Qur'an.

The Islamic Modest Dress, by Ayatullah Murtaza Mutahhari
Benefits of modest dress, philosophic and social reasons for dressing modestly, rules and laws involving appropriate gender interaction.

Why do Muslims have a Dress Code?
An Islamic Factsheet: Short and concise articles on a single subject in numerous languages. Excellent for quick reading, Muslim centers or places of learning, da'wah purposes, or to give to your friends and coworkers. Part of the Laws and Practices Factsheets.