and Allah said "And proclaim the pilgramage among men; they will come to thee on foot and on every kind of camel. Lean on account of Journeys through deep and distant mountain highways" Surah 22 ~ Al Hajj Part 27
Khairunisa: Lahore, Pakistan
I am a 19 years old and have lived all my life in Lahore. My two uncles have molested me for as long as I can remember. Up to now they have not had full intercourse with me but the demands are getting more and more frequent. I am so scared that I do not know what to do. I tried telling my mother but she hit me and called me names.
I have some friends at school who have hinted that they have the same poblems. I thought Muslims were supposed to be decent, loving and caring people. We are Muslims so why is this happening to me and my friends?
Asalaamwalaikum wa rehmatullah wa barakatu sister Khairunisa
Our heart goes out to your plight. We have tried to find a protection agency that could help you without any luck. Incredible that Pakistan does not have Child Protection Agency. By posting this email, hopefully one of our readers will be able to assist us.
In the mean time you need to understand that if your uncles were truly believing men than they would not be doing this to you. Islam categorically forbids it. All we can do for you is to make dua for you that Allah makes it easy for you and in the mean time we will see how you and others in the same position can be helped inshallah
Point out to your Uncles Surah An-Nahl (The Bee) 16:90, where Allah says
"Innallaha ya'-muru bil-'adil wal insaani wa iitaaa-i zil qurba wa yanhaa 'anil-fashaaa-i wal munkari wal bagy; ya izukum la-allakum tazakkaruun"
"Allah commands justice, the doing of good and liberality to kith and kin and he forbids all shameful deeds and injustice and rebellion. He instructs you, that ye may receive admonition"
Inshallah the shame of their action may cause your Uncles to give up their lustful ways, repent and ask Allah for forgiveness.