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Oppression of women

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Submitted by Sabrina (United Kingdom), Dec 2, 2007 at 18:46

Oh my days, i saw that subject of the women oppresed one in the link you sent. I dont blame anyone to hate islam if they saw all that, we muslims are human and we too would hate it. All bull every bit, women being mutilated, circumcised total crap, see there are people who do this kind of sick stuff, as for everything else on there. women being punished for being raped, its not their fault the quran does not say these things.

Oh for gods sake us women aint oppressed, women in this country england wear hijab with their own will, its a free country so why would they against their will. In islam women and men are equal, their respected. didnt you hear what that iranian president ahmed whatever surname was saying, i'm suprised that bit was shown. Dont point the finger at islam because all those shameful things that were being done to women were done by evil men with evil morals shame on them. Also the prophet p.b.u.h did marry a girl of nine, due to unforseen circumstances but did not stay with her until she was eighteen or nineteen.

Islam sees a woman, whether single or married, as an individual in her own right, with the right to own and dispose of her property and earnings without any guardianship over her (whether that is her father, husband, or anyone else). She has the right to buy and sell, give gifts and charity, and may spend her money as she pleases. A marriage dowry is given by the groom to the bride for her own personal use, and she keeps her own family name rather than taking her husband's.

Islam encourages the husband to treat his wife well, as the prophet Muhammad said: {The best among you are those who are best to their wives.}

Mothers in Islam are highly honored. Islam recommends treating them in the best way. A man comes to the Prophet Muhammad and said, "O Messenger of God! Who among the people is the most worthy of my good companionship? The Prophet said: {Your mother.} The man said, "Then who?" The Prophet said: {Then your mother.} The man further asked, "Then who?" The Prophet said: {Then your mother.} The man asked again, " Then who?" The Prophet said: {Then your father.}.

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