Women and Islam Term Paper by The Research Group

Women and Islam
Discusses the status of women in Islam.
# 72918 | 1,800 words | 12 sources | APA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Religion and Theology (Islam) , Women Studies (General)


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This paper looks at the status and role of women in Islam and discusses some of the reforms underway that are having an impact upon Islamic women's political participation. The paper considers the relationship between Islam and women, feminism among some Islamic women and how their goals and objectives differ from Western feminism.

From the Paper:

"The purpose of this essay is to consider the relationship between Islam and women, who constitute an important element within Islam and who are as responsible for the maintenance and transmission of the religion to succeeding generations, as are males. The stereotypical view of Islamic women is one of oppression and subordination; a view with certain validity from the Western perspective and a view that is at odds with the fundamental teachings of Islam on gender relations. Islam like any of the other..."

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Women and Islam (2005, December 01) Retrieved October 24, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/women-and-islam-72918/

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"Women and Islam" 01 December 2005. Web. 24 October. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/women-and-islam-72918/>

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