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PostSubject: Women's Rights in Islam   Mon Jul 19, 2010 7:59 pm

How can anyone justify Islam's treatment of women, when it imprisons Afghans under blue shuttlecock burqas and makes Pakistani girls marry strangers against their will? How can you respect a religion that forces women into polygamous marriages, mutilates their genitals, forbids them to drive cars and subjects them to the humiliation of "instant" divorce? In fact, none of these practices are Islamic at all


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Women's Rights in Islam

Islam, Culture and Women
by Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood
How can anyone justify Islam's treatment of women, when it imprisons Afghans under blue shuttlecock burqas and makes Pakistani girls marry strangers against their will? How can you respect a religion that forces women into polygamous marriages, mutilates their genitals, forbids them to drive cars and subjects them to the humiliation of "instant" divorce? In fact, none of these practices are Islamic at all. [More]

They hate women, don't they?
Muslim and secular feminists pity one another. It is time they realised they have much common ground, argues Arzu Merali.

Women, Shari'a, and Oppression - Where are the Voices of Conservative Muslims?
"When we stay silent in the face of injustices, non Muslims begin to wonder if we really care about our women as much as we claim to", says American convert to Islam, Saraji Umm Zaid.

Make Way for the Women!
Why Your Mosque Should be Woman Friendly, by American convert, Saraji Umm Zaid.
"Do not stop the maid servants of Allah from going to the mosques of Allah." (Muwatta of Imam Malik)

Women Scholars of Hadith
History records few scholarly enterprises, at least before modern times, in which women have played an important and active role side by side with men. The science of hadith forms an outstanding exception in this respect.
By Dr. Muhammad Zubayr Siddiqi

The Status of Women in Islam
Jamal A. Badawi provides a brief and authentic exposition of the teachings of Islam regarding women.

Can Islam liberate women?
Muslim women and scholars think it does - spiritually and sexually.
By Madeleine Bunting, The Guardian (London) Saturday December 8, 2001

Shattering Illusions - Western Conceptions of Muslim Women
"Islam in its original state gave women privileges and imposed no harsh restrictions or double standards upon them.," says Saimah Ashraf, a 1997-98 winner of the Stanford University Boothe Prize for Excellence in Writing.

On the Position of Women in Islam and in Islamic Society
Hugely important pamphlet by Sudanese scholar and leader, Dr Hassan Al-Turabi. A charter for women's emancipation within Islam. Highly recommended. A "must read".

Introduction to Dr Turabi's Pamphlet
by Sean Gabb, Director of the Sudan Foundation

Women's Rights in Islam
A collection of references from the Quran and Hadeeth about the rights of women guaranteed by Islam.

Islam finds Western women to be rising force among converts
Muslims say the religion is more forward-thinking on gender than many Western traditions, writes Michael Paulson.

The Status of Woman in Islamic Law
"The Islamic extremists are imposing the infallibility of the basic Quranic text on interpretations of the text. In effect a human interpretation is being made infallible."
English Translation of the Lecture held by Dr. Jur., Ph.D. Christina Jones on June 14th, 1998 in Göttingen, Germany.

Claiming Our Rights: A Manual for Women's Human Rights Education in Muslim Societies
"The spirit of Islam is egalitarian. We can have a life of civility, of plurality, that is respectful of the religion and draws on it." Barbara Crossette reports on an "Islam-based and not threatening" manual on women's rights.

Turning Sex Into Sadaqa [an act of voluntary kindness pleasing to God]
Now, every man knows what sexual things please him - but some men, particularly those who have not been married before and are therefore lacking experience, don't seem to know much about how to give the same pleasure to the woman; even worse, some men do know but they can't be bothered to make the effort. Yet this is vital if a marriage is to succeed and not just be a disappointing burden for the woman, and it is a vital part of one's Islamic duty.
An excerpt from 'The Muslim Marriage Guide', By Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood.

Women's Rights and Equality in Islam
"At the beginning Islam was the most revolutionary liberalization of women's rights the civilized world has ever seen. But afterwards Muslims became ignorant of this and now Muslim countries are the scene of some of the worst abuses of women's rights", contends American convert to Islam, Yahya M.

Women in Mosques
Banished to basement rooms or banned from the mosque entirely. American convert to Islam, Yahya M tells it how it is... and how it should be.

Women in mosques - No curtains, no walls, no partitions!
"It is perfectly Islamic to hold meetings of men and women inside the Masjid, whether for prayers or for any other Islamic purpose, without separating them with a curtain, partition or wall". An emphatic ruling from Dr. Muzammil H. Siddiqi.

Denying women access to the ‘Main Space’ - A Betrayal of the Prophet
The late Shamima Shaikh argues for a return to the access to mosques enjoyed by women at the dawn of Islam.

The Relation of the Sexes
1925 lecture on the "pitiful condition of Muslim womanhood" by English convert to Islam
and Quran translator Mohammad Marmaduke Pickthall.

The Social Degradation of Women - a crime and a libel on Islam
Canadian writers Syed Mumtaz Ali and Rabia Mills introduce and
comment upon the above lecture by Mohammad Marmaduke Pickthall.

Muslim Women Between Backward Traditions and Modern Innovations
A highly significant book by the late Sheikh Muhammad Al-Ghazaly of Al-Azhar

Woman's Role in Contemporary Society
1994 Lecture by the late Shamima Shams highlighting Muslim women's role in
religion, political activities, affairs of state, warfare and the private domain.

Women's Liberation Through Islam
by Mary C. Ali and Anjum Ali.
The Qur'an and the Traditions of the Prophet (Hadith or Sunnah)
are the sources from which every Muslim woman derives her rights and duties

Women And Islam
By Tyseer Aboulnasr, Ph.D. Highlighting the status of women in the actual teachings of Islam as opposed to the practices of many so-called Muslim countries and the misrepresentation of Hollywood movies.

Give Voice to the centuries' old Silence of Muslim Women
Address by Zohra Hussaini at the 1995 National Conference Of The Canadian Council Of Muslim Women.

Islam - Elevation of Women's Status
Transcript of a public lecture by Sheikh Ali Al-Timimi
to a mixed Muslim and non-Muslim audience at McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Women in the Qur'an and the Sunnah
by Dr. 'Abdur Rahman I. Doi,
Professor and Director, Center for Islamic Legal Studies,
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.

Muslim Women Reclaim Their Original Rights
by Yahya M, American Convert to Islam
"The women of the Prophet's time enjoyed the full range of rights and freedoms that Allah and the Prophet allowed them. There were many prominent Muslim women in that generation who were outspoken and contributed to building the Islamic society, whose names have been recorded.
But after that, notable women rapidly drop out of Islamic history. What happened?"

Women, Islam and Equality
Iranian opposition pamphlet from the mid 1990's. Amidst vitriolic attacks on the then conservative dominated government, this article offers some excellent information with references about women's rights in Islam.

The Distorted Image of Muslim Women
by convert Nasira Ellison

Fifteen Tips for Muslim Men talking about "Women in Islam"
Guidance for Muslim men on how to deal effectively
with the stereotypes and misperceptions about women in Islam.

A World Where Womanhood Reigns Supreme
Non-Muslim BBC television producer Mary Walker reflects on what she learned during her two years making the Living Islam documentary series.

Women and Islam
The Prophet Preached Equal Rights; Now the Task Is To Restore Them
By Benazir Bhutto, former Prime Minister of Pakistan
Asiaweek, August 25, 1995

Women and Men pray side by side at the Hajj
CNN Special Report

Women in Islam
Over 120 articles about the rights and role of Muslim women.

Women In Islam Versus Women In The Judaeo-Christian Tradition
by Dr. Sherif Abdel Azeem.
Topics include: Eve's fault, female education, wife's property,
inheritance, divorce, polygamy, the plight of widows, the veil.
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PostSubject: Re: Women's Rights in Islam   Tue Jan 24, 2012 11:47 pm

good topic about our women.the protection is duty of man to perform be honest this duty it in the good way his life.
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