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Your point is not true.

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Submitted by Mohamed Eljahmi (United States), Mar 24, 2009 at 18:36

"1500 years ago before Islam came to the Arabs in about 600 AD the Arabs tribes used to bury their new born if the new born was baby girl because they believed girls could bring shame to their families."

Your point is not true. Before being annointed Prophet, Muhammad worked for a successful and desirable businesswoman named Khadija, who actually proposed to him. She was also married twice before. There were female poets as well. In fact Abu Sufian's daughter Hind participated in war with Quraish against the Prophet.

The story of Antra Ibn Shadad also nullifies your point. Antra traveled long distance and risked death to gather Abla's dowry. Antra the son of a black slave woman was fathered by Abla's uncle Shadad. Abla chose Antra over other rich and noble Arab men.

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