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The Status of Woman in Islam

The Status of Woman in Islam by Dr. Jamal Badawi
June 4, 2008




PREFACE


Family, society and ultimately the whole of mankind is treated by
Islam on an ethical basis. Differentiation in sex is neither a credit
nor a drawback for the sexes. Therefore, when we talk about status of
woman in Islam it should not lead us to think that Islam has no specific
guidelines, limitations, responsibilities and obligations for men. What
makes one valuable and respectable in the eyes of Allah, the Creator of
mankind and the universe, is neither one’s prosperity, position,
intelligence, physical strength nor beauty, but only one’s
Allah-consciousness and awareness (taqwa). However, since in the Western
culture and in cultures influenced by it, there exists a disparity
between men and women there is more need for stating Islam’s position on
important issues in a clea

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