Status of a Muslim Woman

Islam is the noble and completest of all the religions. It focuses a lot on the status of a Muslim woman. During a period when remains of the world, from Greece and Rome to India and China, considered ladies as no better than youngsters or even slaves, with no rights at all, Islam recognized ladies’ equity with men in an incredible numerous regards. The Quran states:

And among His signs is this: that He created mates for you from yourselves that you may find rest and peace of mind in them, and He ordained between you love and mercy. Certainly, herein indeed are signs for people who reflect. [Noble Quran 30:21]

Status of a Muslim Woman


Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said:

“The most perfect in faith amongst believers is he who is best in manners and kindest to his wife.” [Abu Dawud]. Quran and Sunnah of Prophet has cleared the status of Muslimwoman among the eyes of other by giving a strong point of view.

Islamic History & Women

Muslims accept that Adam and Eve were made from the same soul. Both were similarly liable of their wrongdoing and fall out of favor, and Allah pardoned both. Numerous ladies in Islam have had high status; consider the way that the first individual to change over to Islam was Khadijah, the wife of Muhammad(P.B.U.H), whom he cherished and regarded. His most loved wife after Khadijah’s demise, Ayeshah, got to be prestigious as a researcher and one of the best wellsprings of Hadith writing. A hefty portion of the female Companions fulfilled incredible deeds, and all through Islamic history there have been celebrated and powerful researchers and law specialists.

Criticism of West

We may likewise specify that while a lot of people in the West scrutinize Islam with respect to the treatment of ladies, truth be told various Muslim nations have had ladies rulers and presidents. To name a couple of: Turkey; Bangladesh and Pakistan are included in the list.

Status of a Muslim Woman

A woman is to be dealt with as God has invested her, with rights, for example, to be dealt with as a single person, with the right to possess and discard her own particular property and profit, enter into contracts, significantly after marriage. She has the right to be instructed and to work outside the home on the off chance that she so picks. She has the right to inherit from her father, mother, and spouse. An exceptionally fascinating point to note is that in Islam, dissimilar to another religion, a lady might be an imam, a pioneer of collective petition to God, for a gathering of ladies.

Status of a Muslim Woman

Before marriage, a lady has the right to pick her spouse. Islamic law is extremely strict in regards to the need of having the lady’s assent for marriage. The lucky man gives a marriage settlement to the lady for her individual utilization. She keeps her family name, instead of taking her husband’s. As a wife, a lady has the right to be backed by her spouse regardless of the possibility that she is as of now rich. She likewise has the right to look for separation and guardianship of junior kids. She doesn’t give back where it’s due, aside from in a couple of uncommon circumstances.


It is therefore clear that the status of lady in Islam is high and reasonably suitable to her inclination. Her rights and obligations are equivalent to those of man yet not so much or totally indistinguishable with them. On the off chance that she is denied of one thing in some viewpoint, she is completely made up for it with more things in numerous different angles. The way that she has a place with the female sex has no bearing on her human status or free identity, and it is no premise for defense of preference against her or shamefulness to her individual. Islam provides for her to the extent that is needed of her. Her rights match delightfully with her obligations. The harmony in the middle of rights and obligations is kept up, and no side over weighs the other.

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