Muslim Women Essay by CalDR

Muslim Women
An essay on the role and misleading preception of women in the Muslim religion.
# 29776 | 2,417 words | 5 sources | APA | 2002 | US

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This paper examines the scope of a Muslim woman's authority and power within the private sphere, drawing significantly from the primary historical account of Emily Ruete. The first part of the paper examines Muslim laws and beliefs regarding marriage, including the issues of age and consent. In the second part, the paper looks at the similarities and differences between Muslim and Christian wedding rites. In the third part, the paper examines the rights, duties and roles of married Muslim women, both during the 19th century as revealed in Ruete's memoirs and compares these duties with Muslim women today.

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