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Maria Ulfah

Follow Hajjah Maria Ulfah (born 21 December 1955) is an Indonesian qāriʾah (reciter of the Quran) and manager of the Central Institute for the Development ...

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Riffat Hassan

Follow Riffat Hassan (born 1943) is a Pakistani-American theologian and a leading Islamic feminist scholar of the Qur’an. Hassan was born in Lahore, Pakistan, to ...

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Siti Noordjannah Djohantini

Follow Siti Noordjannah Djohantini is a female Islamic scholar from Indonesia and currently serving her second term as the leader of Aisyiyah, Indonesia’s first all-female ...

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Jamila Afghani

Follow Jamila Afghani heads the Noor Educational and Capacity Development Organzation (NECDO), a local Afghan women’s NGO serving women, youth, and children. The NECDO is ...

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Rabi’a al-Basri

Follow “I want to set fire to heaven with this flame and put out the fire of hell with this water so that people will ...

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Asma bint Abi Bakr (r.anha)

Follow There were some bright personalities among female Companions. They tried to learn Islam by facing all kinds of hardships and trouble in the Era ...

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Rumaysa bint Milhan

Follow Even before Islam was introduced to Yathrib, Rumaysa was known for her excellent character, the power of her intellect and her independent attitude of ...

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Zaynab bint Jahsh

Follow She was the daughter of Umaimah bint ‘Abdul Muttalib bin Hashim, who was the Messenger of Allah’s paternal aunt. Her brother was the distinguished ...

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Umm Salamah bint Abu Umayyah

Follow The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “Allah has commanded me to marry only with the women of Paradise. “Umm Salamah participated ...

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