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Women in Islam
This paper explores the treatment of married Muslim women who live under the dictates of Islamic law.
# 129265 | 1,500 words | 3 sources | APA | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Religion and Theology (Islam) , Women Studies (Marriage)


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The paper looks briefly at marital issues such as polygamy, feminine "modesty" in marriage (specifically the wearing of the traditional veil) and at the matter of domestic violence and whether the Koran specifically permits such acts. In addition, the paper looks at divorce as it exists under the tenets of the Koran and devotes some time to the contentious issue of Sharia law and what it portends for Muslim women living in modern western states. In the final analysis, what should emerge from the paper is the recognition that the Koran is surprisingly progressive vis-a-vis the treatment of women within the marital union but that it also has certain infelicitous phrases that can be used by individuals to justify the maltreatment of their spouse(s).

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"There can be little question that the treatment of women under Islam has been very controversial - perhaps more so today, in light of the tensions between the Islamic and non-Islamic world, than ever before. The following paper will look at the treatment of married Muslim women who live under the dictates of Islamic law. In particular, the paper will look briefly at marital issues such as polygamy, feminine "modesty" in marriage (specifically the wearing of the traditional veil) and at the matter of domestic violence and whether the Koran specifically permits such acts. In addition, the paper will look at divorce as it exists under the tenets of..."

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