Women's Rights in Islam

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1. "Righteous women are therefore obedient..."

  • "...those you fear may be rebellious... banish them to their couches and beat them"
  • "...beat the rebellious"
  • "...banish them and beat them"
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2. Lubna Hussein 2009

  • Was not following the regulations of the Sudanese laws
  • 40 lashes for wearing trousers deviating from the religious standards
  • Avoided lashes by being part of the UN

3. Women as an agent of divine support

  • Khadijas belief in Muhammad
  • Khadija, first Muslim, "wrap me in garments! Wrap me in garments!" 6:60:448
  • Khadija a business woman enabled Muhammad to follow his prophecy

4. Woman stoned to death 2010

  • sakineh ashtiani, Iran
  • Sakineh Ashtiani, Iraq
  • Lubna Hussein, Sudan

5. Aisha, married to the prophet by her father aged

  • 9
  • 8
  • 7


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