Women in Islamic History

Contextual Thoughts About This Section

So far:

Umm Salama

Sakina Bint al-Hussein


Rabia al-Adawiyya

Why haven’t we heard of them?


Wallada bint al-Mustakfi

Nusaybah bint Ka’ab and other female warriors

Zubaidah bint Jafr

When Men Talk About the Prophet’s Wives

The Queen of Sheba

Hind bint Utbah

the rights of girls, and context on An-Nisa

Fatima, Oh Beloved Fatima by Khadeeja Bassier

The Legacy of Fatima

Umm al Muqtadir-Billah

Islamic Interpretations–Learning Rugged Individualism from Fatimah bint Qays and A’isha

Enforcements by the Prophet of the Principles of Equality in Islam, and the Leveling of the Feminine


The Unlawful Erosion of Monogamy and the Correlating Objectification of Women

Women Led Men in Prayer During the Time of the Prophet

Al Shifa bint Abdullah

Kahula bint Azwar

Zaat al-Khaal

Fatima Muhammad Al-Fihri