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What are the womans rights like under Islam/ and how have they changed since Islams golden age (from mid 8th century until 12th century) - if they have changed?.

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Asked by onlytruth, 29 Nov '12 12:23 pm
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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. Islam tells us that Paradise lies at the mothers feet, i.e. that the best way to reach Paradise is through one's mother. And Islam forbids disobeying ones mother or making her angry, even by saying a mild word of disrespect. The mothers rights are greater than those of the father, and the duty to take care of her grows greater as the mother grows older and weaker. All of that is mentioned in many texts of the Qur'aan and Sunnah Prophetic traditions).

For example, Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning):

And We have enjoined on man to be dutiful and kind to his parents

And your Lord has decreed that you wor`ship none but Him. And that you be dutiful to your parents. If one of them or both of them attain old age in your life, say not to them a word of disrespect, nor shout at them but address them i ...more
Answered by Psycho, 29 Nov '12 12:27 pm

 
  
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