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Position and the Value of Woman in Islam

An Iranian female student who was born into a Muslim family and attended the University of Tehran in Iran, wrote the following research thesis, and called it “The Position & the Value of Women in Islam” She openly documented the verses from Koran regarding the Position and Value of Woman in Koran. She wrote in her thesis:
1. In Islam: men have the authority to take several wives, but women are denied of such a right. Koran, Al-Nisa IV: 24.

2. In Islam, men have the rights to take many concubines, but women again have no equivalent right.

3. In Islam, men can divorce their wife or wives at any time for any reason, but women have no such right.

4. In Islamic court, two or three women’s testimony to equal one man. Koran, Al-Nisa IV: 15.

5. In Islam, a men’s inheritance is twice that of a woman. Another words, when a man dies, his son gets twice the inheritance of his own mother (the widow), or any of his sisters. Koran Al-Nisa IV: 11.

6. In Islam, when a man is murdered or killed accidently such as, in an auto accident, the guilty person has to pay twice as much in reparation if the victim is man rather than woman.

7. In Islam, men have the right and the authority to beat their wife (wives). Koran, Al-Nisa IV: 34.

8. In Islam, only men can preside in a court of Law, and women do not have the right or authority to preside on any judicial court of law.

9. A Muslim man has to wash himself if a dog or a woman touches his prayer mat.

10. Women can not pray during their monthly cycle as they are considered unclean.

11. In Islam, men have the total freedom in the house such as wearing their favorite cloth for occasion. They can go to stay with their friends and to travel without any obligation toward their wife. A wife has not such freedom, and always having to answer to her husband.

12. In Islam, men are not obligated to be faithful to one woman, and they can have sexual relationship with other women as their concubine. Woman are denied to even fast without their husband’s approval, since their husband may feel sexual urge on that day.

13. If a man accuses his wife of wrong doing, but has no witness, he can swear four times to God and his testimony shall be considered acceptable by the Islamic court, but a woman does not have the same rights. Sura 6: 24.

14. In Islam, women are responsible for the children but when they are divorced, women are denied from all rights toward their children and man shall have the custody of all children.

15. In Islam, men are give he promises of having 70 virgins (hopefully virgins are female and not male) everyday, when they die and go to heaven. Women do not have any such promises for going to heaven. Another words, God is going to have whorehouse prepared for men by promises men that they will have 70 virgins. (Muslim men are hopeful that these virgins are female otherwise they are going to be in a real pain and trouble with 70 virgin men everyday through eternity, after death).

16. Judge Zarror Ul-Hagh, from Pakistan said, “If a woman had the same rights as men, then no man would be safe”.

17. Mohammad said in Hadith, “Hang up your wipe where your wife can see it”.

18. Based on Sura IV: 34, a man has the rights to wipe or beat his wife for the following reasons:

a. If she refuses to make herself beautiful for him

b. If she refused to meet her husband’s sexual demands.

c. Leave the house without his permissions.

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