I live in a Muslim-majority country where Muslim girls are encouraged to work towards tertiary education as much as Muslim boys. In fact, girls outnumber boys at tertiary level...
Women in Islam
Is one gender better than the other in any way? Do men ‘have it easier’ in this world just because they are superior in strength? Can women not make credible and praiseworthy achievements?
What are the traits of righteous woman? Who are the women whom Allah likes? And what qualities does He want them to possess? Allah quotes an example for all believers, that of Mary...
Are women inferior to men? Are they equal? What does the Quran say about Adam and Eve? And how, in general, do we understand the right balance between men and women in Islam?
How can Muslim women keep a balance between home and work? What are the cons of always staying at home? Can we reach a win-win situation? How can we help save the institution of marriage?
The hijab is cited as an example of the “subjugation” of women under Islamic law. What is it all about? Why are Muslim women still wearing it? How can a piece of cloth attract so much attention?
Does Islam encourage female scholars? Where are the women scholars of Islam, both past and present? What can we do to cultivate female scholarship in our age?
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