The Fiqh and Status of Women – Level 1

A unique and comprehensive online course will shed light on contemporary islamic rulings and fatawa related to a muslim woman’s public and private life. The course will explore a wide range of issues related to modernity including deconstructing feminist ideologies and how to achieve empowerment of muslim women without compromising islamic values.

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Registration Deadline: 30th Oct 2019 (Extended)

The Fiqh and Status of Women – Level 1

Course Team

Mufti Syed Waliullah Abrar Qasmi

( Course Director )

Ayesha Khizer

( Assistant Director )

Humaira Faizan

( Course Admin )

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Course Code: FOW 101
Al Balagh Credits: 15

Duration: 6 Months
Course Starting  Date: 20th OCT 2019
Days:  Sunday
Live Session Timings:

5 pm BST


Effort: 2 – 5 Hours / Week
Program: Level – 1
Prerequisite: None

Language  English
Mode:  Online (Live and Interactive )
Online Learning Material:  Yes
Video Recordings: Yes

Fees: From £13.33 month for 6 months

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Course Info

Course Fee

Pay In Full  –   £79.99

Pay In 6 Instalments –  £13.33 Per Month for 6 Months 

Add-On (Optional)

Digital Certificate: Free

Printed Certificate: £10

Healthy Muslim Marriage (Printed Book): Free (Except Postal Charges)

Course Starting Date:

20th OCT 2019

Registration Deadline:

19th OCT 2019

AlBalagh Scholarship is available for learners who cannot afford the fee.

Main Modules 

The Fiqh of Beautification, Make-up and Cosmetics

  • Beauty & Cosmetic Products
  • Makeup Services
  • Cosmetic & Enhancement Therapy
  • Lasers and IPL
  • Waxing, Threading, Facials and Massage
  • Establishing Beauty Parlours
  • Visiting and Working in Beauty Parlours and Salons
  • Haircuts and Styling
  • Hair Colours and Streaking
  • Women wearing Perfume- Islamic advice

The Fiqh of Fashion Trends & Clothing Styles

  • Islamic Dress Code for Women
  • Modesty & Elegance
  • The Concept of “Awrah” and “Satr”
  • Fashion Trends and Islamic Styles: How to Maintain the Balance?
  • Clothing Styles and Designer Dresses
  • Wearing Skirts, Leggings, Tops, Trousers and Western Dresses
  • Islamic Ethics for Shopping
  • Misconceptions and Misinterpretations

Hijab & Niqab and Contemporary Society

  • Hijab and Niqab – A Historical and Fiqhi Analysis
  • Wearing Hijab: How to Implement?
  • Wearing Niqab ( Covering Face) in Islam: Is it Wajib (Obligatory)?
  • Hijab in Muslim Countries: From Cultural, Legislation and Religious Perspective
  • Hijab and Niqab in the West: Social, Political and Cultural Issues
  • Hijab or Niqab Ban: How to Deal?

The Fiqh of Gender and Social Interaction. Limits & Boundaries

  • Interaction with Non-Relative Males
  • Interaction with Family Members
  • Interaction with Friends
  • Weddings, Parties, Functions and Public Events
  • Online Chats, Social Media, Texting and Digital World
  • Seducing and Harassment

The Role of Women in Society

  • The Great Muslim Women – A Historical Analysis
  • Contemporary Society and Opportunities for Women
  • Women Leadership
  • Women’s Role in Dawah, Social Work and Politics
  • Some Contemporary Issues
    • Car Driving
    • Travel Without Mahram
    • Public Speaking
    • Women and The Right to Get Access to Masjid
    • Women and Leading Prayer
    • Following the Janazah and Visiting the Graves

A Muslimah in the Campus

  • Women and Education in Islam
  • Studying in Madaris : Dress Code and Code of Conduct
  • Studying in Colleges and Universities
  • Subjects and Specialisation
  • Travelling Abroad for Higher Education
  • Campus Life and Maintaining the Islamic Values
  • Islamic Guideline for Interaction with Male Classmates and Lecturers
  • Participating in Social Activities and Sports in Colleges /Universities
  • Prayer Breaks and Prayer Hall: How to Deal?
  • Muslim Woman as a Lecturer or Professor: Challenges and Opportunities

A Muslimah in the Workforce

  • Career goals for a Pious and Professional Muslim Woman
  • Working in Mixed Gender Environment
  • Halal Work vs Haram Work
  • How to Maintain Islamic Dress Code in Workplace?
  • Islamic Rights for Female Employees
  • How to Interact with Male Colleagues?
  • Office Meetings and Every Day Communication
  • Prayer Breaks & Prayer Facilities
  • Gender Discrimination From Islamic Perspective

Empowering Muslim Women

  • Overcoming Anxiety, Depression and Negative Thinking
  • Resisting Desires, Worldly Happiness and Temptations
  • Finding True Love and Real Happiness
  • To Please Allah and To Be The Queen of Paradise: The Ultimate Goal

Home Management from Islamic Perspective

  • Balancing Professional, Private and Spiritual life
  • Home Economics and Shopping – Islamic Guideline
  • Anger Management
  • Time Management

Women Rights in Islam

  • Women Rights – An Overview
  • Mothers: Rights and Duties
  • Wives: Rights and Duties
  • Sisters: Rights and Duties
  • Daughter: Rights and Duties
  • Daughter in Law vs Mother in Law

Feminism and Islam

  • Feminism: A Historical Analysis
  • Feminism and its Impact On
    woman in the Modern Society
  • Muslim Feminists
  • Deconstructing Feminism
  • Women Rights: A Comparative Analysis of Western and Islamic Perspective
  • Gender Justice and Gender Equality: A Comparative Analysis
  • Liberty and Freedom: A Comparative Analysis
  • Women Empowerment: A Comparative Analysis

Muslim Woman and “The West”: A Study

  • Myths and Realities about Muslim Women
  • Testimony of a Woman
  • Do women get half as much as men in inheritance?
  • The Beating Verse
  • Polygamy
  • Unilateral Divorce
  • Authority of Men over Women in Islam: What is Reality?
  • Cultural Practices and Islam
  • Misconceptions and Misinterpretations

The Art of Living Fun for Muslim Women

  • Singing and Poetry
  • Indoor Sports and Games: Islamic Guideline
  • Outdoor Sports: Islamic Guideline
  • Swimming and Water Sports: Islamic Guideline
  • Sightseeing and Travelling: Islamic Guideline
  • Music, Tv Serials, Movies and Entertainment: How to Deal?
  • Enjoying with Friends and Family: Limits and Boundaries

Course Features

Duration – 6 Months


Professional Admin and IT Support

Live Sessions Every Sunday



16 Live Sessions ( One / Week)


Online Assessments (Optional)

24 / 7 Access to Video Recordings and Online Learning Materials


Live Q & A


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What is this Course all about?

This unique and comprehensive online course will shed light on contemporary Islamic rulings related to Muslim women’s public and private life. The course will explore a wide range of issues related to modernity and the impact of modern technological advancement on behaviour and perception. The course is unique in many ways addressing important topics such as:

  • The Fiqh of Beautification, Make-up and Cosmetics
  • The Fiqh of Fashion Trends & Clothing Styles
  • Hijab & Niqab and Contemporary Society
  • The Fiqh of Gender and Social Interaction. Limits & Boundaries
  • The Role of Women in Society
  • A Muslimah in the Campus
  • A Muslimah in the Workforce
  • Empowering Muslim Women
  • Home Management from Islamic Perspective
  • Women Rights in Islam
  • Feminism and Islam
  • Muslim Woman and “The West”: A Study
  • The Art of Living Fun for Muslim Women

     The Aim of this course is to empower and motivate Muslim women to play an important role in society without compromising the Islamic values. The course will highlight the Important topics such as the status of women in Islam, the wisdom behind the Islamic rulings and how the Islamic moral code addresses ethical voids in society. Further, the course will focus on “Deconstructing Feminist Ideologies” and “ Exposing Western Myths about Muslim women” by presenting a comparative analysis of Western and Islamic perspectives on women rights.

    The course is structured as an essential intellectual, spiritual and moral guide for Muslim women of all ages. This course is must-attend for college/university students, working professionals, businesswomen, housewives and researchers.

Course Aims and Objectives:

1. To educate women and develop an understanding of Islamic rulings related to Muslim women especially in a modern context.

2. To provide a comprehensive guide for Muslim women focusing on their spiritual, social, economic and political roles.

3. To educate the important Islamic rulings covering the unique topics such as Make-up, Shopping, Dressing, Fashion and Social Interaction.

4. To provide Islamic narratives on some of the challenging concepts such as Women Rights, Feminism, Gender Equality, Women Empowerment, Liberty and Freedom.

5. To provide an opportunity to the sisters to enhance their Islamic understanding without compromising their family and professional life and be productive.


How is this online course structured?

Our online program comprises enriched learning sessions, engaging, on-demand live and recorded video lessons. Our course is innovatively divided into different modules and sub models. The learners can ask questions, get their doubts cleared if they have any. You can get support from our course instructors or academic support team during live sessions or even after the sessions as needed.

How I will get printed certificate?
Right after successful completion of the course and assessment, you can expect to get the certificate from Al Balagh Academy. Your certificate will be emailed to you. You can get it printed or shared with your friends.
What do you mean by 1-to-1 Mentor Support?
We understand you may need personalised support from the mentor. Therefore, we are facilitating one-to-one mentor support to ensure your personal and professional growth. Your personal mentor will be helping you through out the course with understanding more about anything related to the course. You may contact him by Email, Whatsapp or book an appointment and meet him online
Is it compulsory to attend LIVE sessions? Will it be count towards the progress of my course?
We always encourage that you should attend LIVE sessions but if, in any case, you miss attending one of the sessions then you can always have access to the recorded session (Yes, you will receive recorded video of the LIVE session you have missed).
When will I have access to the online course material?
Right after successful enrolment, you will get access to myAlbalagh which is our online learning portal where you can get access to the pre-course material. The course content will be released gradually after starting the course.
When will LIVE sessions be scheduled?
Date, Day, and Time for each LIVE session will always be pre-scheduled. To know more about the schedule on live sessions, please, visit “myAlbalagh” and click on the tab “Schedule.” You will get complete details.
What if I am not able to attend LIVE sessions?
If, in any case, you miss attending LIVE session, you can catch up by watching the video recordings later at your convenient time. To get access to the video recordings, you should visit “myAlbalagh” by using your sign-in details. You can get access to “myAlbalagh” through your laptop, desktop or from your mobile.
What if I have questions to ask but can’t attend Live?
Please, get access to “myAlbalagh” and reach “Discussion Board.” It is this place where you can ask questions, discuss and get your doubts cleared. Our support staff will take your queries forward and get answers for you from your course instructors.
How do I interact with my classmates?
You can use “Discussion Board” to get connected to other course learners as well. But we recommend that the discussion here on “Discussion Board” shall be relevant only to the course being taken. Strictly, no personal discussions or chatting. You can also interact with your classmates in our “Whatsapp Group” exclusive for the course students
How long will I have access to the online program?
You will have access to the online course content up to 2 years. Please contact our admin team by Email at [email protected] if you want lifetime access.
Are family/group discounts available?
Yes, we provide discount for groups or families who are interested in joining one of our courses. Please, email us to get complete details on it.
I am having trouble signing into my private member portal. What should I do?
In case, if you find any trouble accessing your account then please, contact us immediately. We make sure that your problem gets resolved at the earliest.
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