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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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Visit the Committee to Defend Women's Rights in the Middle East website: http://www.middleastwomen.org

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How do the beliefs about women rights in the Middle East differ from the beliefs in the United States?
What institutions and stereotypes about women support the current situation in the Middle East with regard to women's rights?
Should the United States (or other countries) intervene?

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