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anonymous...great info..But...

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Submitted by Dima (Saudi Arabia), Feb 25, 2006 at 06:56


(masha alla) you look like you're very educated...thanks for the info.
but I have some comments about your response.

when you said(-Look at the top five countries which have the most Muslims - Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Turkey-...ALL THESE FIVE COUNTRIES have had female President or Prime Minister! (The only country in the world where women Prime Ministers have been elected in 3 consecutive elections is a MUSLIM country (Bangladesh), and not a country from the west.)

you can't forget that the west also had a lot of women who did al ot for the world too. their names were saved in history... also now....
maybe they were not precedents ... but they were something and maybe greater

look at Diana, Princess of Wales...The tragic death of her occurred on Sunday, 31 August 1997
following a car accident in Paris, France.
she resigned as Patron or President of some 100 charities with which she was associated before her divorce, she continued to be Patron of Centrepoint, the English National Ballet, the Leprosy Mission and the National Aids Trust, and was President of the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, and of the Royal Marsden Hospital.
everyone used to love Diana.. she was something else... she was a great example of how women should be. the publice used to love her.. and they were so sad by her lost. not only by her country's publice .. but all around the world.

Mother Teresa of Calcutta (1910-1997 ), Albanian.she extended her work onto five continents. In recognition of her efforts she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979. She was forced to scale down her activities in 1990 because of declining health. Mother Teresa died on September 5, 1997, at age 87 in her Missionaries of Charity home in central Calcutta.

Parks, Rosa Louise (1913- ), civil rights leader, born in Tuskegee, Alabama. She attended Alabama State College, worked as a seamstress and housekeeper, and was active in the Montgomery Voters League and the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Youth Council.

Born Marja Sklodowska, Marie Curie was born in Warsaw on November 7, 1867. Her father taught high school physics. In 1891 she went to Paris (where she changed her name to Marie) and enrolled in the Sorbonne. Two years later she passed the examination for her degree in physics, ranking in first place. She met Pierre Curie in 1894, and they married in 1895. Marie Curie was interested in the recent discoveries of radiation. Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen had discovered X rays in 1895, and in 1896 Antoine Henri Becquerel had discovered that the element uranium gives off similar invisible radiations. Curie thus began studying uranium radiations, and, using piezoelectric techniques devised by her husband, carefully measured the radiations in pitchblende, an ore containing uranium. When she found that the radiations from the ore were more intense than those from uranium itself, she realized that unknown elements, even more radioactive than uranium, must be present. Marie Curie was the first to use the term radioactive to describe elements that give off radiations as their nuclei break down.

see? and they have alot of other great women.

and by the way.. we have alot of great women too... not presedents....and thier names were in history... and they HADE FREEDOM....they were wise...and did alot for the world..

Like "Aisha" the beloved wife of prophet Mohmed
The life of Aisha is proof that a woman can be far more learned than men and that she can be the teacher of scholars and experts. Her life is also proof that a woman can exert influence over men and women and provide them with inspiration and leadership. Her life is also proof that the same woman can be totally feminine and be a source of pleasure, joy and comfort to her husband. She did not graduate from any university there were no universities as such in her day. But still her utterances are studied in faculties of literature, her legal pronouncements are studied in colleges of law and her life and works are studied and researched by students and teachers of Muslim history as they have been for over a thousand years. In her youth, already known for her striking beauty and her formidable memory, she came under the loving care and attention of the Prophet himself. As his wife and close companion she acquired from him knowledge and insight such as no woman has ever acquired.Men and women came from far and wide to benefit from her knowledge.it was clear that it was Aisha that the prophet loved most of his wives.

Anther example of great women in Islam..the first wife of the Prophet and the first heart to be affected and to accept his call to Islam. She was Khadija bint Khuwaylid. When she reached adolescence, she came to be known as Taahira (righteous, virtuous) due to her noble and sublime character. she was married but soon both her father and husband died, leaving her in charge of the trade. Khadija became a business woman in her own right, know and respected throughout the Quraish for her noble character, wealth and good manners. she heard the Prophet's fair dealings and how he was acclaimed to be al-Ameen amongst the people, and so she asked if he could accompany her merchandise to its various destinations - he agreed. at the age of twenty-five, the Prophet Mohammed accepted the proposal of Khadija , his distant cousin, who was fifteen years his senior. They had six children: two sons, Qaasim and 'Abdullah, both of whom died in infancy, and four daughters, Zaynab, Ruqayyah, Umm Kaltoumum, and Fatima.
Fifteen years later, what do we find Khadija saying when the Prophet came to her with his heart trembling after receiving the first Revelation? He informed her of the happening and said to her "O Khadija what has happened to me? I fear for myself?" She replied: "It can't be. Be happy. I swear by Allah that he will never humiliate you. By Allah, you join ties of relationship, you speak the truth, you bear people's burdens, you help the destitute, you entertain guests and you help the vicissitudes which affect the people."
Look at her conviction in what the Prophet said. Pause for a moment and note her weighty words. She didn't doubt him, nor show the slightest hesitation towards the words he uttered. In fact she was his greatest source of comfort, the first to provide security for him and be sincere to him. He attested to the messenger ship of her husband and was the first to believe in him, and who could have known him better? After all, she had been married to him for fifteen years.
she died at the eleventh of Ramadan after the the tenth year of the Prophet hood.

am talking about Muslim's women more then western ones.. beacouse I know better about them. I hope you (people who's reading) are not offended by that too??

in all the socitey, all the times, all cultures, and all religons. there was some GREAT GREAT women out there. i dont know all of them but this is what I know....
hope you get my point..

and thank you again anonymous for the info

peace to all

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