Muslim Views on Marriage & Divorce?

Answer As in other religions, Islam values marriage as a sacred and social contract. However, unlike some Christian denominations, marriage is not seen as a sacrament that can only be broken by death, but... Read More »

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Can Muslim men say no to a prearranged marriage?

On One Hand: Islam Requires ConsentAccording to Professors House, Muslim men can say no to an arranged marriage in most Muslim countries. Islam requires the man and woman to agree to a marriage. In... Read More »

How can you void a marriage in Muslim law?

Voiding a marriage in Islamic law is much more private than it is in Western tradition and does not involve courts. While permitted under Islamic law, it is an act that is said to be frowned upon b... Read More »

How do you void a marriage in muslim law?

In order to void a marriage under Islamic law, the marriage itself must be shown to have been├é┬ácontracted under fraudulent or illegal pretenses. Voiding an Islamic marriage, therefore, must derive ... Read More »

Can a Muslim woman divorce her husband?

According to Islamic law (shari'ah), a Muslim woman can divorce her husband for a variety of reasons, such as abuse or financial neglect. However, this right is often ignored by patriarchal Islamic... Read More »