What Can a Woman Do During Her Waiting Period?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I have been told that if a woman enters her waiting period after the death of her husband she cannot leave her home until this period is completed. I wanted to know if leaving the home refers to seclusion (not going out of the home at all […]

Is the Waiting Period After a Khul' Really One Menstrual Cycle?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I recently came across a post on another website that said that the period of waiting (iddah) after a khul’ is one menstrual cycle to ensure there is no pregnancy whereas for a divorce there are three. Is it possible to get this ruling according to both Hanafi and […]

Words of Divorce and Dealing With Abuse in the Maliki School

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question:  My husband is addicted to pornography and music. He does not want to stop.  Once I found that he watched obscene stuff on his computer, so I hid it, but I told him that i threw it away. Hearing this he got very angry and asked me to leave […]