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A new problem has emerged in Egypt in recent days. It is about the freedom of Christian women in general to change their religion to Islam and the consequent possibility of marriage to a Muslim and the transition from a Christian family to a Muslim family. This is the background of tensions...
Writer Yūsuf Zīdān commented on the recent controversy surrounding the Takwīn foundation, which launched its annual conference on Saturday (May 4).
Grand Muftī of Egypt, Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, said women’s taking of leading positions is permissible according to the sharīʿa, which does not consider gender but rather efficiency and professionalism in accomplishing work.
Former Grand Muftī of Egypt, Dr. ʿAlī Jumʿa, said his TV show Nūr al-Dīn (Light of Religion), arrived at the right time to save society and preserve mental well-being from decline.
Wives, according to the text of Article 1 Law No. 25/1920, are entitled to receive their sharīʿa rights of nafaqa (alimony) from their husbands starting from the date of the marriage contract. This includes provisions for food, clothing, housing, and medical expenses.
Family difficulties often result in unfortunate consequences, particularly affecting children who bear the brunt of family instability, especially when fathers use financial means to exact revenge on their wives.
Shaykh Khālid al-Jamāl, a preacher at the Ministry of Awqāf (religious endowments), praised the idea of the program Nūr al-Dīn (Light of Religion) by Dr. ʿAlī Jumʿa, the former grand muftī of Egypt, and said the senior scholar touched on several important topics.
A Coptic researcher has criticized the lack of representation of women and Christians in the Bar council following its 2024 elections.
President of the National Council for Women, Dr. Māyā Morsī, participated in the Egyptian Family Celebration organized by the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate under the leadership of Pope Tawāḍrūs, which carried the slogan “Family Health = Community Health.”  
In countries where Islamic law or sharīʿa is constitutionally mandated, women experience significant impacts on their lives in both the public and private sphere. In Sudan, activists from different currents work hard to elevate their legal status with regard to Islamic jurisprudence and solve the...


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