Women’s Rights During Iddah Period

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Our third video explains the story of the Aunt of Jabir Bin Abdullah, A Prophet’s Companion whose Aunt has been divorced by three times by her husband. In which after the divorce, his aunt went out to pluck the dates at her land, later a man saw her and scolded her for working during iddah period. Her Aunt went to Prophet and reported the incident, the Prophet listened to her complaint and supported her action, in hadith recorded by An-Nasa’i and Abu Daud, Prophet always listens to the women, doesn’t discriminate against women who have been divorced and encourages women to work and contribute to society.  

FNF Malaysia works together with Yati Kaprawi to raising the awareness of gender equality in Malaysia through educational animations, Yati Kaprawi is a talented film maker and animation producer whose works have been known in Malaysia and abroad. She has been working closely with FNF producing important materials relevant to the issues of Muslim women. Currently she has produced 4 animations which highlights the role and significance of their leadership in the Muslim world. There were women figures within the Islamic history itself that played important roles in the Islamic society, it will help to dispel misunderstandings that some Muslims have on women and their roles, especially about women’s role in the public domain and on women leadership.


Stay tuned for the next informative animations, as we are going to publish the fourth video next week!