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Conservative Muslim Women and the Difficulties Encountered When Living in Western Countries

and those who resist equality are vilified. In a culture where gender is a key determinant of the role in society equality is not ...

Islamic Women's Lives

Women had been treated as possessions of their husbands; Islamic law made the education of girls a sacred duty and gave women the ...

Comparing the Profitability of Islamic and Non Islamic Banks

studies which have considered Islamic banking in terms of profitability. Some studies, such as that by Khan and Mirakhor (1987) an...

Islamic Women

women can have no authority over men" (Kamguian). Or, according to another author, Islamic women who give birth to a child out of ...

Islamic Influence on Medieval European Women

Europeans were studying at Muslim universities, located mostly in Spain, by the 13th century (The Islamic world to 1600). Even aft...

Islamic Women: Feminist Influence

roles. Inasmuch as the barricade toward womens rights "remains deeply rooted in traditional Islamic culture" (Witte 2005:A24), it...

Islamic Culture and Women in So Long a Letter by Mariama Ba

focus in the Islamic groupings of Senegal. The two friends describe their lives in complicity and state things like "our lives de...

Treatment of Women in Islamic Societies

repressive, male chauvinistic tribal era Islamic society were compelled to do what they had to in order to survive. Unfortunately...

Comparative Analysis of Women in Kung and Islamic Cultures

of the book over and over and over again. The sense of modesty is important to the people and while it is especially true for wome...

Islamic Women

Like other writers, he sees the current position of women as reflecting the respect in which they were held in previous eras:...

The Role of Women in Islamic Society

no means represent the lives of most Muslim women (2002). What are the lives of most like? How are women viewed in Muslim society?...

Islamic Oppression and Women

own society for being the victim of a rape. According to the Shariah, if a woman is raped, she must have four witnesses to back up...

Oppression of Islamic Women

p. 50). In addition we note very forward thinking when we understand that "Muhammad even decreed that sexual satisfaction was a wo...

Women's Rights and Islamic Veiling Perceptions

To understand the relative impact of veiling upon Islamic women we must delve into the culture, religion and politics of Islam. I...

Evolution of Women's Roles in the Islamic Tradition

in 7th century Arabia" (Time, 2001; 50). For example, while many pagan societies of the time buried unwanted female infants alive,...

Society of Somalia, Women's Status, and the Values of Islam

This paper consists of five pages and discusses how in Somalia the values of Islam are directly related to women's social status. ...

Female Oppression and Islam

In eleven pages this paper discusses how Islam oppresses women in a consideration of whether it is rooted in the religion itself ...

Religious vs. Cultural Oppression of Women in Islamic States

This paper presents an empirical research proposal to discuss the issue of female oppression in Islamic states. The author discus...

Nigeria, Egypt, and Women of Islam

In eleven pages this paper examines Egypt and Nigeria in terms of the roles of Islamic women and the ways in which their protectiv...

Somalian Women and Islam

This paper consists of five pages and discusses Somalian women's social position and how it is influenced by the values of Islam. ...

Middle East and Women of Islam

In fifteen pages this paper discusses Islamic women in a consideration of law, attitudes, female identity, religious and social va...

Fatima Mernissi's Beyond the Veil Reviewed

In five pages this text on Islamic women's sexuality is reviewed....

Islamic Banking

literature concerning the way in which Islamic law could be satisfied with the creation of an Islamic banking system was exhilarat...

Women's Liberation Cause and the Contributions of Aishah Abd al Rahman

In six pages this paper examines the life and contributions of this influential 20th century Islamic teacher and writer who inspir...

Militarization and How it Affects Women's Lives

minimum wages, and other stipends that directly affect women need to be considered. It is true that in some cases when the milita...

Islamic Militarism Since 600 A.D.

of Toledo. Bypassing Spanish Christian survivors that were huddled in the mountains of northwest Spain, Muslim armies pushed on an...

Islamic Banking and Finance

mainstream, and many mainstream banks are setting up Islamic banking divisions, Hong Kong and Shanghai banking Corporation (HSBC),...

Islamic Hatred of the United States

This 4 page expository essay explores a history of hatred against the United States based in two Islamic cultures, Indonesian and ...

Terry Alford's Prince Among Slaves

as much narrative, as documentary, as historical or human horror. Horror not from the aspect of grade-B movies, but the reminder ...

Islamic Religion

as he would receive the messages and the revelations he would record them and then teach these things to his followers (History of...