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To Plato: Why are women economically weak in Islam?

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Submitted by Syed Rafey Husain (Pakistan), Jul 16, 2007 at 02:52

"Why are women economically weak in Islam"?

I see that wife, daughter or mother's share in inherited property of deceased one make her economically more protected. Also man is bound to provide shelter, food and clothing to his wife, daughter, mother or sister. It is his responsibility.

Women are weak naturally. And no matter which part of the world you go, beside few exceptions women are generally weak and do not reach to top political position (like US/UK woman president or prime minister).

Or for that matter due to monthly periods, pregnancy etc. they are bound to be treated different (not lesser) as compared to man while considering for political, economical or social positions.

My love to you.

Syed Rafey Husain.

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