In a truely Islamic society women have the following rights in Islam:


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In a truely Islamic society women have the following rights in Islam:

1. The right and duty to obtain education.

2. The right to have their own independent property.

3. The right to work to earn money if they need it or want it.

4. Equality of reward for equal deeds.

5. The right to express their opinion and be heard.

6. The right to provisions from the husband for all her needs and more.

7. The right to negotiate marriage terms of her choice.

8. The right to obtain divorce from her husband, even on the grounds that she simply can’t stand him. (pls note that God deeply frowns upon divorce as a solution unless there is hardly any other alternative but it does not mean that men have more right to divorce their wives than women do.)

9. The right to keep all her own money (she is not responsible to maintain any relations).

10. The right to get sexual satisfaction from her husband.

11. custody of their children after divorce.

12. to refuse any marriage that does not please them

Freedoms granted by religions

Religion Roman Catholicism Protestantism Islam Hinduism Buddhism Sikhism Judaism
Right to vote Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Hold Public Office Yes Yes Part Yes Yes Yes Yes
to Work Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Equal pay Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Own Property Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Education Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Marriage Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Parenting Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Religious Office Part Part No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Lead a religious assembly No No No No No Yes Part
Military Service Part Part Part Part Yes Yes Yes
Legal Contract Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
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