Status of Women in Islam:

The Quran Learning USA says Islam is a universalizing Abrahamic monotheistic religion that focuses on teaching of one God (Allah) and Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW) is the messenger. The Quran Learning USA further explains that Islam is the religion of humanity & peace. Basically Islam spreads solidarity among the people and social integration.
The Quran Learning USA highlights that Islam is the second largest religion and fastest growing religion in the world. The believers of Islam are either from these two denomination.

  • Sunni Community.
  • Shia Community.
  • The Quran Learning USA says Islam had approved certain social, political and economic rights of women after decades of fight. The Quran Learning USA highlights that both men & women legal rights & obligations has illustrated in proper balanced way that women cannot complain about their weakness or subservience and men also not complaining their superiority over women. The Quran Learning USA explained that because of controversy and misinterpretation women of our society are unable to achieve good place. The Quran Learning USA ,in the pre-Islamic period women were enjoyed very few rights, women were degraded, subjugated and treated as non-entities all over the world. The Prophet Muhammad (SAW) by the heavenly direction gave the women a proportionate position which cannot be claimed in the pre-Islamic period.

    The Quran Learning USA states that Holy Quran also treats both men & women in the same manner. The Holy Quran states:

    And their Lord hath heard them: Lo! I suffer not the work of any worker, male or female, to be lost. Ye proceed one from another (Pickthal 3:195)

    From this verse The Quran Learning USA makes it clear that the standards of justice are equal for men and women and all human beings are equal in the eye of Allah.

    The Quran Learning USA focuses on the illustration of Surah Al –Ahzab of the Holy says:

    Lo! Men who surrender unto Allah, and women who surrender, and men who believe and women who believe, and men who obey and women who obey, and men who speak the truth and women who speak the truth, and men who preserve (in righteousness) and women who persevere. and men who are humble and women who are humble, and men who give alms and women who give alms, and men who fast and women who fast, and men who guard their modesty and women who guard their modesty, and men who remember Allah much and women who remember. Allah hath prepared for them forgiveness and a vast reward (Pickthal 33:35)

    This verse depicts that men and women are likewise rewarded or punished for their deeds. The Quran Learning USA elaborates that as individual in legal rights there is no discrimination between men & women.

    From the above chart The Quran Learning USA shows the importance of woman in Islam. The Quran Learning USA says many of the misconceptions about women’s place arise from our cultural practices not from Islamic guidance.