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Parental responsibility

Parent-Child Relationship in Islam

Source : Islam101 / 27 Dec 2012

1) Rights of Parents (and Duties of children)

Islam recognises family as a basic social unit. Along with the husband-wife relationship the Parent-child relationship is the most important one. To maintain any social relationship both parties must have some clear-cut Rights as well as obligations. The relationships are reciprocal. Duties of one side are the Rights of the other side. So in Parent-child relationship the Rights of parents are the obligations (duties) of the children and vice versa, the Rights of children are obligations (duties) of parents. Islam clearly defines the Rights of Parents (which mean duties of children) and obligations of parents (which means Rights of children).


Teaching your Child about Islam

By Freda Shamma | ISNA | Chicago | 2000

Children are born in a state of fitra (purity) and then their parents teach them to be believers or unbelievers. According to the Musnad Ibn Hanbal, "The children of the unbelievers are better than you grown-ups. Every living creature is born with a righteous nature." It is our obligation and duty as parents to teach our children so that they grow up to be believing, practicing Muslims. Sending the child to an Islamic weekend school or to a full-time Islamic school is an important but minor part of their Islamic education. The major 'institution of learning' for each child is his family, and the major 'professors' of this institution are the parents.


Parental responsibility — do you have it for your child?

By Mariam Nihal | ArabNews| 29 Jan 2012| 29 Jan 2012| 29 Jan 2012 | 29 Jan 2012|  dfbgdgfe|||\|||||qq\q\\q\\\\qd|||||||||||||\\\\\wwwwwwwwwwww

JEDDAH: Many youngsters in the Kingdom have told Arab News that men who are unfit to be a good parent should refrain from having children in the first place. They said weak parenting is the main cause of depression and substance abuse for children. 


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