Feminism Is A Way Of Looking At The World Essay

2148 Words May 10th, 2016 9 Pages
Feminism is a way of looking at the world, where women are seen less equal to men. It is a way of classifying that there is male dominance, and it is a scheme that in the social and political context demises women (Osborne, 2001). Islamic feminism can be gathered through understanding the decree from Qur’an and hadith which defines the rights and justice for women and men. Islamic feminism is highly criticised and it is also acknowledged by a lot of people. Due to misinterpretation there is a lot of misunderstanding about what Islam says about women. Islam does show disrespect to women, but they are rather given a higher praise. For one instance according to a hadith “paradise lies at the mother’s feet” (SUNNAH.COM, n.d.). That would be one of the highest praise anyone can get. This essay will look into some of the history on how feminism started, it’s relation to Islam and weather there can be Islamic feminism. It will also discuss the status given to women in Islam according to the Qur’an and hadith and the inheritance of wealth. The essay will also comprise of the rights of women in Islam, the status of mothers and how a chapter in the Qur’an is specifically named in regards to women.

Islam introduced feminism an estimate of 1400 years ago when Prophet Muhammad was sent to earth. Feminism in Islam can be found in sources such as the holy book known as “the Quran”, the “Hadith” which is a collection of sayings, actions and conventions of Prophet Muhammad and the…

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