Wife Files for a Divorce for not Being Financially Supported and...

Assalamu’alaikum wr.wb. Dear reverend Kyai, my name is Wulan, 38 years old, married to Edi, 40 years old. During 18 years of our marriage, Alhamdulillah,...

Some Concerns with the Family-Related Marriage Relation

Coached by KH. Muhyiddin Abdusshomad Assalaamualaikum Pak Kyai (a male pesantren leader),  Thank you for presenting us this useful consultation rubric to discuss religious matters. Let...

How to Advise Friends Who Are the Victims of Violence by...

Muhyiddin Abdusshomad  Assalamu’alaikum wr.wb.  Pak Kyai (an honor term for Muslim clergy), I am a college student who lives close to the campus. I have...

Qada’ Fasting for Women

Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarokatuh Ibu Nyai, my name is Riana from Banten, a mother of 2 toddlers. I would like to inquire about qada’ rules of...

Children’s Rights & the Joint Property

Assalamu‘alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarokatuh. May peace be upon you by Allah mercy and blessing. I am K, a housewife (36 years old) with two children (14...

On the Secret (Sirri) Marriage

By KH. Muhyiddin Abdushomad Question: Assalamu alaikum wr. wb.  Dear Kyai, how does Islam view about the sirri marriage (unregistered marriage—literally in Bahasa called ‘nikah sirri’)? Some...

Interpreting the Concept of “Gender Justice Family”

The articles in this draft of Bill (RUU Ketahanan Keluarga or Draft of Bill of Family Resilience) established the gender biased roles of men...

Women in the Shadow of Violence

Karina’s (not her real name) handphone rang for several times.  Some undetected numbers called her and invited her for a date. The terror had...

Women’s Role in the Rural Development

Women’s participations are very crucial in decision making process, especially related to the rural development. Indeed, women should not only have to give support...

Santri, Sexuality and Information Technology (IT)

Focus, Edition 50  Santri, Sexuality and Information Technology (IT) by: AD. Kusumaningtyas “Sanitary napkins contain chemicals should be withdrawn from market,” an exclamation spread out in...