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Are Muslim women oppressed?

Are Muslim women oppressed?Among the many topics of interest to non-Muslims, the status of Muslim women and the theme of their rights -- or rather, the perceived lack of them – seems to be foremost. The media’s portrayal of Muslim women, usually outlining their “oppression and mystery” seems to contribute to this negative perception.

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Polygamy in Islam

Polygamy in the QuranIslam is criticized for allowing polygamy, for popular culture in the West views polygamy as relatively backward and impoverished. For many Christia...

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The role of women in Islam

The role of women in IslamYvonne Ridley explains the role of women in Islam

She used to believe that the Quran advocated beating of women, subjudati...

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Some Misconceptions about Women in Islam

Some Misconceptions about Women in Islam Islam gave women rights and privileges at a time when only barbaric manners and values dominated.
Yet, some people argue that Islam has alienated wo...

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Islam The choice of Thinking Women

Islam The choice of Thinking WomenIsmail Adam Patel

Islam forbids the one thing that modern men and women have excelled in: a laissez-faire ...

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Hijab - Unveiling the Mystery

Muslim woman and HijabAmerican Muslim women today are rediscovering the pristine Islam as revealed by Allah, God, to the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, more th...

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Islam and Women

Women in IslamMuhammed Kutub

The East today is simmering with a furor over the- rights of woman and a demand in her behalf for perfect equality with man. The m...

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The Status of Women in Islam

Women in Islam Islam honours women greatly. It honours women as mothers who must be respected, obeyed and treated with kindness. Pleasing one's mother is regarded as part of pleasing Allaah. Isl...

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How I Came to Love the Veil

How I Came to Love the Veil

by Yvonne Ridley

POLITICIANS AND JOURNALISTS just love to write about the oppression of women in Islam ... wit...

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Muslim Women and Hijab

Modesty and chastity , very important ideologies with Islam, are achieved by prescribing standards on behavior and the dress of a Muslim. A woman who adheres to the tenements of Islam is required to fo...

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Women in Islam

The Condition of Women before Islam       

Islam came at a time when women all over the world were being oppressed and exploited. The most any society would accord the woman...

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