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    Women in Islam are often thought to be oppressed and downgraded, or at least that is what is shown by the media. What to consider is, are these portrayals of women in Islam accurate? Does Islam truly hold men above women, condemning the rights women have? Are women in Islam truly helpless or is that what is being shown to believe? By looking at the holy Quran, scholarly articles, and books, women do have equal rights in Islam. The role of women in a household will aid in determining a woman’s democracy. The education women have the opportunity to receive in Islam will assist in proving the freedom of women. The clothing women wear will support these statements at last. Through an examination of responsibilities, education, and clothing choices…

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    For years women have been subjected to prejudice and been forced to reside in the shadow of their male counterparts, leaving many of their notable actions neglected and underappreciated. However, the roles of women by domestic, religious, and educational standards in both Judaism and Islam have shown significant advances throughout the centuries. Despite the differences between these religions and their individual beliefs, women appear to be granted similar roles and responsibilities under…

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    Markayla Hale October 24, 2016 Religion 12 The role of women in Islam: Rules and Customs There are many rules and customs for women in Islam. For example, who the women marry what jobs they have and what they wear. Islam traditions and rules are very different from the United States. Before the nineteenth amendment, women in the Unites states weren’t too much different from the women in Islam, in regards to certain rights as well as…

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    Since almost as long as civilization of man dates back women have been treated unfairly. Women were allowed to vote after men, were and still have been discriminated against, and even get lower pay than their counterparts. But in the last few decades women have been taking a stand and fighting back. Women are now fighting to even be able to embrace their sexuality like men can. But in other cultures history has yet to change and women are more unequal than ever in the 21st century. Some say…

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    Muslim Women In Islam

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    Women of Islam are taught to be very conservative. Some women are taught to be like this at a very young age and others take modesty in to consideration once they become older. To be completely modest, some Muslim women wear hijab and other full-body covering clothes. Hijab is a headscarf that covers the woman’s hair and neck. Muslim women wear hijab for several different reasons. However, not all women of Islam wear it because they may face discrimination and possible harm due to the practice…

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    Exploration of Women and Gender in the Middle East Ahmed, Leila. Women and Gender in Islam: Historical Roots of a Modern Debate. , 1992. Print. Keddie, Nikki R. Women in the Middle East: Past and Present. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. Print. In the last few years, there has been a rising importance in the study of women and gender problems in the Middle East, revealed in the superior number of courses, books, and debates devoted to such topics. As a result, numerous scholars have…

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    Historically the answer is no that Muslim nations such as Islam is misogynistic towards woman. There are several reasons where they illustrate their viewpoints or perceptions. Islam nations believe that in America, woman need plastic surgery to please men of the opposite gender to fit in within their society standards. Many women in Islam do better in entrance exams than men, and many are professors at universities. They usually need to ask permission to ask their husbands to leave the country,…

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    The treatment of women in fundamentalist religions The treatment of women in the Middle East is barbaric, unjust and unthinkable. In Afghanistan alone “87 percent of women report having experienced physical, sexual or psychological violence or forced marriage”.1 In the Middle East women are seen as unequal in comparison to men just because they are born a female and are seen not to have the mental capacity of that of a man. The Quran itself has many conflicting ideas on the treatment of women.…

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    of influence for women in Islam The word Quran translates to “recitation.” It is believed to have been revealed orally to Muhammad when he was 40 years old by the angel Gabriel. The Prophet Muhammad was born in the city of Makkah on the Arabian Peninsula in 570 C.E. He is known as ‘the Seal of the Prophets’. The Quran has been partitioned to 114 surahs from the longest to shortest and refers to the woman with a certain divine decree and eloquence. The Holy book demands that the woman is to be…

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    In identifying what is "Islamic," it is necessary to make a distinction between the primary sources of Islam (the Qur'an and the Sunnah) and legal opinions of scholars on specific issues, which may vary and be influenced by their times, circumstances, and cultures. This paper also is the overview of the roles of women in the society based on Islamic teachings. Badawi, J. (2005). Gender equity in Islam: basic principles. Plainfield, IN: American Trust Publ. Article 2 The Effects of Islam,…

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