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Topic: Women in Islam


  
  Islam Women - Arab Girls - Islam Dating - Arab Women
Islam dating sites as it is currently practiced in much of the world shall not exist among Muslims where a man and a woman are in a one-on-one intimate Muslim matrimonials, spending time together alone, getting to know each other in a very deep way.
That is purer for them." In conclusion, Islam lays its social structure on the basis of a permanent relationship between a man and a women in islam in the form of a family.
Pre-marital relationships in Islam are not considered respectful for neither the man nor the muslim girls, nor is it constructive for the concept or the building the family or the Islamic society.
www.loveislam.net   (379 words)

  
 IAS: Resources: Articles
Women, who at the beginning of Islam, were leading armies and making political decisions, were now, a few centuries later, expected to sit separately from men in mosques and in prayer ceremonies.
Islam is a religion where the standard for superiority is the level of ones knowledge, where human being was created in the best figure, and thus where advancing knowledge is a duty.
Whether women are constantly being held to an impossible standard, or subject to discrimination solely based on the fact that they are not equal to men, they are, by far, the group most affected by this form of prejudice.
www.ias.org /articles/Women_in_Islam.html   (2223 words)

  
 | No 1 Site for Info on Islam
Many women in Islam have had high status; consider the fact that the first person to convert to Islam was Khadijah, the wife of Muhammad, whom he both loved and respected.
The status of women in Islam is an issue that is pertinent in present times; both due to the divergence of cultural practices in the Muslim world from the Islamic perspective and the erroneous perception in the West, that Islam subjugates womenfolk.
However, images of Muslim women as ignorant, oppressed and submissive are stereotypical and do no justice to the large number of Muslim women whose firm conviction in the Islamic concepts of family cohesiveness and happiness, and their own individuality, ensures their sense of self-fulfilment.
www.freewebs.com /deen-ul-islam/womeninislam.htm   (1763 words)

  
  Women in Islam - Muslim Women, Status of women in islam
Islam establishes the principle of equality between men and women in all aspects of life that they are equal in, because both of them are equally human.
Umm Habîbah, the daughter of Abû Sufyân, accepted Islam and emigrated in spite of the fact that her father was one of the leaders of the disbelievers.
As for military combat, Islam has not made it obligatory upon the woman, but it is permissible for her to participate in the war effort, usually as a noncombatant with duties like getting water to the fighters and tending to the wounded.
www.ediscoverislam.com /woman-in-Islam.asp   (2905 words)

  
  IAS :: Articles :: Women in Islam
Women, who at the beginning of Islam, were leading armies and making political decisions, were now, a few centuries later, expected to sit separately from men in mosques and in prayer ceremonies.
Islam is a religion where the standard for superiority is the level of ones knowledge, where human being was created in the best figure, and thus where advancing knowledge is a duty.
Whether women are constantly being held to an impossible standard, or subject to discrimination solely based on the fact that they are not equal to men, they are, by far, the group most affected by this form of prejudice.
ias.org /articles/Women_in_Islam.html   (2212 words)

  
  Women in Islam - tScholars.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Islam does not prohibit women from working, though, it does emphasize the primary duty, applied to both parents, is of caring for the family and the household.
Women were guaranteed certain rights of divorce and inheritance in Islam at an early stage, although the extent to which these rights have been exercised in practice has differed significantly from nation to nation, and from time period to time period.
Women are allowed to be religious scholars; however, this practice has fallen into disuse in most places, although in medieval times there were colleges devoted exclusively to women.
www.tscholars.com /encyclopedia/Women_in_Islam   (4994 words)

  
 Saeedah's Islam Page-Women in Islam
Islam guaranteed a woman the right to own her own property, run her own business, do with her money and property as she sees fit and be accountable only for what she is accountable for, over 1400 years ago...
Women are still being reduced to, and exploited as, economic commodities (and I blame women for allowing it to continue to happen).
Women sell their bodies by being scantily dressed and even totally naked in advertisements from magazines to billboards and Hollywood films because sex is the only thing that sells and the advertising moguls will use whatever is at their disposal with no regard for human life, especially when it comes to women.
www.grynmoors.org /islam/women.html   (1038 words)

  
 Women in Islam: Hijab
Muslim women are enjoined to "draw their veils over their bosoms and not display their beauty," except in the presence of their husbands, other women, children, eunuchs, and those men who are so closely related to them that they are not allowed to marry them.
Women who, on account of their advanced age are not likely to be regarded as sex-objects, are allowed to discard the outer garment, but there is no relaxation as far as the essential Qur'anic principle of modest behavior is concerned.
With Islam's expansion into areas formerly part of the Byzantine and Sasanian empires, the scripture legislated social paradigm that had evolved in the early Madinan community came face to face with alien social structures and traditions deeply rooted in the conquered populations.
www.irfi.org /articles/women_in_islam/women_in_islam_hijab.htm   (4400 words)

  
 introduction to islam and women in islamic cultures
Islam, Christianity, and Judaism are similar in that they are monotheistic and worship the same God, known to Muslims as Allah.
Islam is based on the divine revelations of the prophet Muhammed.
Women are told to cover up their "charms," however there are many interpretations possible on how much of the body this included.
www.skidmore.edu /academics/arthistory/ah369/intro.html   (1548 words)

  
 The Status of Women in Islam
The status of women in society is neither a new issue nor is it a fully settled one.
Islam decreed a right of which woman was deprived both before Islam and after it (even as late as this century), the right of independent ownership.
In the case of Islam such compassionate and dignified status was decreed, not because it reflects the environment of the seventh century, nor under the threat or pressure of women and their organizations, but rather because of its intrinsic truthfulness.
www.islamfortoday.com /womensrightsbadawi.htm   (4670 words)

  
 Islam Guide: More on Women in Islam
The financial advantages accorded to women and not to men in marriage and in family have a social counterpart in the provisions that the Quran lays down in the laws of inheritance, which afford the male, in most cases, twice the inheritance of a female.
However, there is no decree in Islam that forbids women from seeking employment whenever there is a necessity for it, especially in positions which fit her nature best and in which society needs her most.
While in Islam such compassionate and dignified status was decreed, not because it reflects the environment of the seventh century, nor under the threat or pressure of women and their organizations, but rather because of its intrinsic truthfulness.
www.islam-guide.com /ch3-13-1.htm   (3294 words)

  
 Islam Watch - "Women in Islam: An exegesis - Part 1 (Status of Women's lower status in Islam, Women ...
Islam Watch - "Women in Islam: An exegesis - Part 1 (Status of Women's lower status in Islam, Women inheritence in Islam Prophet Muhammad's wifes 4-four wives polygammy in Islam stoning to death" by Abul Kasem
And women shall have rights similar to the rights against them, according to what is equitable; but men have a degree (of advantage) over them.
As to those women on whose part ye fear disloyalty and ill-conduct, admonish them (first), (Next), refuse to share their beds, (And last) beat them (lightly); but if they return to obedience, seek not against them Means (of annoyance): For Allah is Most High, great (above you all).
www.islam-watch.org /AbulKasem/WomenInIslam/women_in_islam.htm   (3428 words)

  
 Women in Islam:
It should, therefore, be clearly understood that monogamy is the rule in Islam and polygamy is allowed only as a remedial measure, and that, not for the sake of the man, but for the sake of the widow and her children.
Islam recognizes the position of women to be equal to that of men, both from a material as well as spiritual point of view.
Women in Islam have the right and duty to obtain education, the right to have their own and dispose of property, the right to work to earn money if they need it or want it.
www.geocities.com /sunrisinginwest/womeninislam.html   (4789 words)

  
 THE STATUS OF WOMAN IN ISLAM   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The status of women in society is neither a new issue nor is it a fully settled one.
Islam decreed a right of which woman was deprived both before Islam and after it (even as late as this century), the right of independent ownership.
In the case of Islam such compassionate and dignified status was decreed, not because it reflects the environment of the seventh century, nor under the threat or pressure of women and their organizations, but rather because of its intrinsic truthfulness.
www.iad.org /books/S-women.html   (4652 words)

  
 Global Connections . Roles of Women | PBS
Many wealthy women were and continue to be highly educated, their money and intelligence giving them the power to ignore society's traditional expectations of women and to participate fully in the economic, political, and cultural life of their community.
Wealthy women, however, have often been more restricted in their clothing and movement in public, since keeping them covered and out of public life is a way to demonstrate status.
The Muslim Women's League is a nonprofit American Muslim organization working to implement the values of Islam and thereby reclaim the status of women as free and equal.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/globalconnections/mideast/questions/women   (1794 words)

  
 Women In Islam
The issue of women in Islam, is one of the most misunderstood topics regarding the largest growing religion in the world today.
In Arabia, before the advent of Islam, the birth of a female child was regarded as a great misfortune and a shame, and cruel fathers buried them alive: "When news is brought to one of them of the birth of a female child, his face darkens, and he is filled with inner grief.
Islam gave the oppressed section of humanity, as it did to all other classes and groups, their legitimate place in life.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Parthenon/4482/article6.html   (2230 words)

  
 Women In Islam   (Site not responding. Last check: )
That Sadr ad-Deen Shirazi classifies women as animals is a delicate allusion to the fact that women, due to the deficiency in their intelligence and understanding of intricacies, and due to their fondness of the adornments of the world, are truly and justly among the mute animals [al-haywanti al-sa^mita].
Therefore in Islam, the woman is perceived as being deficient in three important areas: to others due to her denial of man's kindness; to herself, due to her inadequate intelligence; and in relation to God, due to her inadequacy in religion.
The Qur'anic injunction to consort with women kindly is not inconsistent with beating the rebellious wife and sexually deserting her, this beating is included and part of the scope of the kind treatment.
debate.domini.org /newton/womeng.html   (12247 words)

  
 Women in Islam
In Islam there is absolutely no difference between men and women as far as their relationship to God is concerned, as both are promised the same reward for good conduct and the same punishment for evil conduct.
He exhorted men to marry women of piety and women to be faithful to their husbands and kind to their children.
In the case of Islam such compassionate and dignified status was decreed, not because it reflects the environment of the seventh century, nor under the threat or pressure of women and their organizations, but rather because of its intrinsic truthfulness.
www.islamdoor.com /women.htm   (6769 words)

  
 Women in Islam | Progressive U
Islam also granted women many civil rights; a Muslim woman has the basic freedom of choice and expression based on recognition of her individual personality.
Islam also encourages women to contribute their opinions and ideas; there are many examples of women who offered their opinions concerning religion, economics and social matters to Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).
Although Muslim women have different roles (like childbirth), we have the same rights as men and unlike the Bible, the Qur'an states that the wife is not submissive to the husband.
www.progressiveu.org /190056-women-in-islam   (2175 words)

  
 Women in Islam
Women are indeed commanded by Allah to cover their heads and wear modest clothing, however, in Islam this is not a sign of denigration or subjugation to men, rather, it is a sign of chastity, modesty, and the fear of God.
I think you know perfectly well that Islam was revealed in the midst of a Jahili (barbaric and heathen) environment which condemned new-born girls to be buries alive while allowing men to marry up to twenty women and to force their slave-girls to prostitution and keep the ‘proceeds’ to themselves.
Islam, however, is quite aware and tolerant of the reasons that oblige women to go out of their homes and seek work.
www.angelfire.com /mo2/islamchristianity/womenislam.htm   (3277 words)

  
 Reema Zeineldin: Women in Islam
This excuse opposes Islam's requirement of self-constraint and fidelity at the onset of marriage for both the wife and the husband, and thus is not acceptable.
Historically, before Islam, women covered their heads (not nessecarily all of the hair) because that indicated that they were noble women, and it also distinguished them from slaves.
Thus in the verse, women are qanitat to Allah not to husbands.
www.unm.edu /~reemaz   (6614 words)

  
 Women in Islam
Muhammed said: "O Women, I have not seen anyone more deficient in intelligence and religion than you."4 Women are thus lacking intelligence, and should not be equal to men.
The legal status of women under the Shari'a is based on the principle that all people of full legal capacity, that is mature and non-slave Muslims, enjoy the same legal protection and rights.
Women are considered not only outside humanity but a threat to it as well...
notendur.centrum.is /~snorrigb/hijab.htm   (1465 words)

  
 Women in Islam - United States Embassy Niamey Niger
Article 1 of the Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam states: “All human beings are God’s subjects, and the most loved by him are those who are most useful to the rest of His subjects, and no one has superiority over another except on the basis of piety and good deeds.”
I do not claim to be a Koranic scholar or expert in religious law, but it seems clear that this statement reaffirms the belief that all Muslims, including women, should enjoy the rights and freedoms of an enlightened society, including equal access to education.
Islam requires women to share equally with men in the education and upbringing of children.
niamey.usembassy.gov /niger/Women_in_Islam.html   (714 words)

  
 Women in Islam
Her contact with a convert to Islam prompted her to seriously investigate Islam and to conclude that "many Christians are sincere but they are sincerely wrong".
Sister Ruqaiyyah identifies with the "battle to preserve Islam as the one true faith, tolerant, noble, and compassionate - in face of the growth of the 'other Islam' which is extremist and intolerant, and which she regards as both false and dangerous".
MWL is a nonprofit American Muslim organization working to implement the values of Islam and thereby reclaim the status of women as free, equal and vital contributors to society.
www.islamfortoday.com /women.htm   (4403 words)

  
 Women in Islam: Muslim Women
Consequently Muslim women have been developing a distinctly "Islamic" feminism, just as women of color in the West have been developing "womanism" in contrast to feminism, which primarily was shaped by the concerns of upper-class Euro-American women.
Feminism and Islam: Legal and Literary Perspectives is the title of Saudi scholar Mai Yamani's 1996 book comprising the essays of a substantial number of women scholars who are articulating an emerging Islamic feminism.
Women in Islam by Dr. Nahid Angha, co-director of the International Association of Sufism and founder of the Sufi Women Organization.
www.uga.edu /islam/Islamwomen.html   (1285 words)

  
 About "Women in Islam" -- A Resource Page
Badawi: Gender Equity in Islam and The Status of Women in Islam
Either this indicates that indeed it is only the women whose problems and place have to be solved, established and explained, because only they have to struggle with such problems.
Most of the Islamic pages start off to explain that the image of women in Islam is bad, and this is wrong, and then try to explain why women really have equal status etc. They do clearly have the agenda to remedy a situation that the authors do not like [understandably so].
answering-islam.org /Women/inislam.html   (734 words)

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