Importance of Women in “Islam”
Written by AMNA SHAH, NISA STUDENT | 15 Sep 2021
Islam: Islam is an Arabic word meaning “submission” and in the. religious context means “submission to the will of God”. “Islam” is derived from the Arabic word “sal’m” which. literally means peace
Women In Islam:
Thus, in the
Islamic tradition, a woman has an independent identity. She is a responsible
being in her own right and carries the
burden of her moral and spiritual obligations. Women have as much right to education as men do.
Role Of Women In Islam:
Women are often expected to be obedient wives and mothers, staying within the family environment, while men are expected to be protectors and caretakers of the family.
However, the majority Muslim scholars agree that women are not obligated to serve their husbands, do housework or do any kind of work at home obligated to serve their husbands, do housework or do any kind of work at home
Rights Of women In Islam:
Islam faith states that in the eyes of God, men and women should be equal and are allowed to fulfill the same roles. Therefore, they also are required to complete all the duties of a Muslim worshiper, including the completion of religious traditions, specifically the pilgrimage to Mecca.
Islam has ensured gender equality and women’s rights in every sphere of their life. Islam has guaranteed rights of men and women in an equal degree and there is no discrimination between men and women.
We should give each an every right to women and respect women In effect, the Qur’an clearly states that women have equal right to acquire knowledge or be educated to assume the status of the righteous people due to their possession of knowledge and understanding that leads to the obedience of God in all aspect of life—spiritually and practically.
Protecting women Rights:
In 610 CE, the Prophet Muhammad (saw) was living in historical context rooted in sexism. From Europe to the Arabic world, women were not treated as equal to men. Islam itself was born in the Arabian Peninsula, now Saudi Arabia, where women did not have businesses, own property or inherit money. What’s more, forced marriage was common, and female babies were often abandoned or buried alive.