Tahir Ahmad Machengo, Kenya Correspondent
On 2 January 2021, Lajna Imaillah Nairobi held an online tarbiyat jalsa in which Amatul Qayyum Sahiba, Secretary Tarbiyat Lajna Imaillah Kenya, delivered a lecture on the topic of equal treatment with daughters and daughters-in-law.
In her speech she said:
“As easy as this topic sounds, it is actually as difficult. A daughter is the delight of her parents’ eyes. They feel that their daughter is just a guest and will leave quite soon for their husband’s home, and they fulfil every wish of their daughters. The daughters have the freedom to do what they will. They are allowed to eat what they want, wear what they want, do what they want and so on.
“On the other hand, every action of a daughter-in-law is mostly checked and criticised. When a daughter wakes up late, the parents excuse her actions, ‘she was studying till late’; but if a daughter-in-law wakes late, they criticise ‘such terrible behavior instilled by her parents’. That is how the drifts start forming.
“A mother-in-law should think back to …continue reading at alhakam.org