Tag Archives: Islamic customs

Ramadan, in the eyes of children

Under Islamic law, children who have not yet reached puberty are not required to observe fasting. But families with children this age, teach them about devotion, generosity, good attitude and self-control. A multi-award-winning blogger and advocate for OFWs and investment literacy; recipient of the Mass Media Advocacy Award, Philippine Expat Blog Award, and Most Outstanding…

Ramadan and Medical Conditions

Fasting during Ramadan is an obligation only for healthy adults but not for pregnant women, those with illness, or those under medication. Ramadan fasting also exempts children under the age of nine (9) and women with monthly periods. Those who go regularly to the gym to exercise, are advised to do so after they break…

Respect for religion in Kuwait

Islam is the major religion in Kuwait and values of the faith are greatly respected in the Emirate. Any sign of disrespect towards religious beliefs or practices is considered deeply offensive and most often than not, will result in a heavy fine and / or imprisonment. However, all expatriates are allowed to practice other religion…

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