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  • Father's Responsibilities Towards Children

    Posted by Bano on November 20, 2020 at 7:09 am

    My parents are divorced and my father has refused to speak with me for the last 10 years despite multiple attempts at connecting with him.

    What are the duties of fathers towards their children?

    Bano replied 3 years, 2 months ago 3 Members · 10 Replies
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  • Father's Responsibilities Towards Children

    Bano updated 3 years, 2 months ago 3 Members · 10 Replies
  • Fatima

    Member November 26, 2020 at 10:57 am
  • Fatima

    Member November 26, 2020 at 10:59 am
    • Bano

      Member November 26, 2020 at 11:09 am

      Thank you for sharing Fatima, but these videos are not related to my question. I want to know about father’s responsibility towards child after divorce.

    • Fatima

      Member November 26, 2020 at 11:32 am

      bano jaha tak hame pata hai agar divorce ke time pe koi agreement hua hai ke bachcho ki parvarish father ke zimme hoge tab unhe lookafter karna hoga varna divorce ke baad shayad unki responsebility nahi banti,baqi jaisa moderaters kahe.

  • Fatima

    Member November 26, 2020 at 11:05 am
  • Fatima

    Member November 26, 2020 at 11:08 am

    bano ho sakta hai in clips se aap ko koi raasta mile,allah aap ki mushkil aasan kare.

    • Bano

      Member November 26, 2020 at 11:13 am

      Ameen. Thank you

  • Umer

    Moderator November 26, 2020 at 4:43 pm


    What is the consequence of ignoring my responsibilities as a mother and abandoning looking after my children?


    (Answered by Tariq Haashmi)

    Islam does not deal directly with the cases of deviation from the norms and principles, regarding which human beings do not normally err. Say, for example, you may not find any specific direction that one should eat food and fulfill the physical needs. Obviously normal human beings would not abandon fulfilling their basic needs. In fact, love for the children has been so deeply rooted in all the creatures that they find themselves compelled to provide them with their needs and are naturally inclined to look after them. In an Islamic society, parents are also supposed to give special care to the spiritual needs of the children. Our responsibilities include teaching and guiding them regarding their moral and religious obligations as well.

    Since it seldom happens that parents do not look after their own children and ignore the basic responsibilities in this regard, Islam has neither given expressive directives regarding children’s upbringing nor explained the consequences of non-compliance; but it is obvious that fulfilling duties arising out of tacit agreements is a binding obligation on us. The Qur’ān says:

    …”who attend to their Salah and pay the Zakah; who, when they enter into an agreement, fulfill it; especially those who remain steadfast in privation, affliction and in times of war“. (2:177)

    The directive of keeping up promises covers all kinds of duties both to fellow human beings and to the Creator, whether they emanate from written agreements or tacit ones. Thus it includes all these responsibilities which are taken to be granted as binding for one. Therefore, the Almighty will of course take the people to account for their negligence in this regard.

    • Bano

      Member December 16, 2020 at 10:29 am

      Thank you Umer, this has clarified my question

  • Umer

    Moderator November 26, 2020 at 4:43 pm

    Please also refer to the video below from 35:10 to 37:39

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