Women In Muslim Society


Muslim society over the centuries has treated women as second class
citizens. It's been this way since the beginning of time. Women are treated in
this manor for a number of reasons, but all leading back to the Quran. Women
are considered inferior to men, are treated unfairly in marriage, and even are
oppressed legally, but all are approved of in the Quran. It describes in detail
the way that a women is to be treated and the way a women should treat her
husband.
The Quran expresses the equality of the sexes in the following. "And
their Lord answereth them, `I will not suffer the work of him among you that
worketh, whether of male or female, to be lost. the one of you is the issue ...

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has made the one superior to the
other."(Q4:34) Women are thought of as being lower in intellect and spirituals
in comparison to men. In the Quran it states, "And of His signs is that He
created for you, of yourselves, spouses, that you may repose in them."(Q 30"21)
This causes many Muslims to look at women as creations like the animals and
plants and other useful things created by Allah. Muslims believe that women are
lacking many of the traits that men possess. The believe that women are lacking
gratitude as well as intelligence. The Hadith speaks of this subject saying,
"Women are ungrateful to their husbands and are ungrateful for the favours and
the good (charitable) deeds done to them. If you have always been good
(benevolent) to one of them and then she sees something in you (not of her
liking), she will say, `I have never received and good from you." Also women
are not reliable witnesses due to their lack of intelligence and their emotional
state. It is said that, ...

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If a
woman is cooking and her husband desires sexual pleasures it is better to let
the food burn than to deny her husband. This is true because if the husband is
not satisfied then he be cannot at peace to pray to Allah therefore the woman is
in bad favor with Allah and all the angels until she satisfies her husband again.
There is never anything that a woman can do to repay her husband for taking her
as his wife. It is a noble sacrifice for a man to share his life with a woman;
she being deficient in mind, religion, and gratitude. There is no sacrifice she
can make to repay the favour he has done for her.
The rights of Muslim women and men are as you might expect them to be.
The ...

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