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Womens rights in Islam

What are your thoughts about women's rights and women's
system of subjugation in Islam?

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Women's Rights in Islam
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What are your thoughts about women's rights and women's system of subjugation in Islam?

Response:

This is quite the loaded question! It assumes that women have little to no rights in Islam and that they are subjugated or perhaps severely repressed. Maybe, but let's see. Like everything else there are two main sides of the story.

First the "Islamic-friendly" side.

Here is a short list of some of the basic rights enjoyed by Islamic women taken from www.islamic.org.uk. Now, of course, remember that this information is taken from a pro-Islamic website. Take that into consideration.

1. The right and duty to obtain education.
2. The right to have their own independent property.
3. The right to work to earn money if they need it or want it.
4. Equality of reward for equal deeds.
5. The right to express their opinion and be heard.
6. The right to provisions from the husband for all her needs and more. ...

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