Essay on islamic society's treatment of women 4405 words 18 pages islamic society's treatment of women from the time of birth, a muslim woman's place in islamic society already has a shadow cast over it. The role of muslim women in an islamic society the role of muslim women in an islamic society and the stand of the muslim brotherhood regarding womens' rights to vote, be elected, occupy public and governmental posts, and work in general.
The status of women in islam dr jamal badawi i introduction the status of women in society is neither a new issue nor is it a fully settled one throughout history, the reputation, chastity and maternal role of muslim women were objects of admiration by impartial observers. Status of women in islam women's rights equality in three levels women in quran & sunnah islamic law is more tilted in many respects towards women these are seven examples: as the prophet said, is a duty on every muslim, male and female as far as treatment of daughters is concerned, prophet muhammad (peace and blessings be upon. Chapter 4: women in society in nearly all countries surveyed, a majority of muslims say that a wife should always obey her husband at the same time, there also is general agreement – at least outside sub-saharan africa – that a woman should have the right to decide for herself whether to wear a veil in public.
Islamic society's treatment of women from the time of birth, a muslim woman's place in islamic society already has a shadow cast over it instead of the joyous cry that boys receive of allah abkar1 when they are born, a baby girl is welcomed into the world with a hushed qurannic prayer. In local pagan society, it was the custom to bury alive unwanted female newborns islam prohibited the practice women had been treated as possessions of their husbands islamic law made the education of girls a sacred duty and gave women the right to own and inherit property muhammad even decreed that sexual satisfaction was a woman's entitlement. These main constraints that create an obstacle towards women's rights and liberties are reflected in laws dealing with criminal justice, economy, education and healthcare education, and economic endeavors, rights that help improve women's status in society education this section relies largely women in arab societies experience.
Women in islam seyyedeh dr nahid angha the following article first appeared in the journal sufism: an inquiry in the west, the common picture of a muslim woman is the stereotype of a woman hidden behind a veil, a voiceless, silent figure, bereft of rights. Islamic law however, permits women to work in islamic conditions, such as the work not requiring the woman to violate islamic law (eg, serving alcohol), and that she maintain her modesty while she performs any work outside her home. To hear groups like the council of american-islamic relations or the islamic society of north america, islam holds women in high regard the findings of the poll paint a picture of women in islam that is in stark contrast to the oppression many in the west believe exists islamic scholars themselves noted an imbalance in the treatment.
For example, at the website of the muslim student association at the university of southern california, one can find the following regarding women in islam: islam declared women and men equal islam condemned pre-islamic practices degrading and oppressing women. This abuse starts at home in islamic countries in the treatment of muslim women in pakistani society committed every day by muslims against little girls and women even on us soil: http. The status of women in islam the status of women in society is neither a new issue nor is it a fully settled one it would seem grossly inconsistent after the overwhelming evidence of woman's equitable treatment in islam, which was discussed in the preceding pages, to make such an inference. Muslim women also are more concerned than men about the treatment of us muslims by some american institutions for example, a majority (68%) of muslim women also say that media coverage of muslims is unfair, compared with 52% of men.
Women the role of women in muslim society has changed significantly in the centuries since islam began in arabia in the early 600s their position has varied with shifting social, economic, and political circumstances although islam regards men and women as moral equals in the sight of god, women have not had equal access to many areas of. Other muslim-majority states with notably more women university students than men include kuwait, where 41% of females attend university compared with 18% of males bahrain, where the ratio of women to men in tertiary education is 218:1 brunei darussalam, where 33% of women enroll at university vis à vis 18% of men tunisia, which has a women to men ratio of 162 in higher education and kyrgyzstan, where the equivalent ratio is 161.
Women the role of women in muslim society has changed significantly in the centuries since islam began in arabia in the early 600s their position has varied with shifting social, economic, and political circumstances. In the west, the common picture of a muslim woman is the stereotype of a woman hidden behind a veil, a voiceless, silent figure, bereft of rights it is a picture familiar to all of us, in large part because this is invariably how the western media portrays women in islam.