An Islamic perspective on legislation for women by Dr Magdah Amer

By Dr Magdah Amer

This sequence, "An Islamic viewpoint at the laws for Women", is a choice for either Muslims and non-Muslims to find the useful jewels of Islamic laws towards
women. The sequence discusses a couple of concerns and clears up misconceptions which are of significant profit to the Muslim ladies existence concerning rights and tasks, engagement, marriage,
polygamy, divorce, veil, and so on. it truly is precise that a few of these topics were tackled prior to through many authors, yet what makes this sequence unique is that the writer, as a girl, should be larger realizing and skilled relating to women's issues and delicate matters

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An Islamic perspective on legislation for women

This sequence, "An Islamic point of view at the laws for Women", is a choice for either Muslims and non-Muslims to find the worthwhile jewels of Islamic laws towardswomen. The sequence discusses a couple of concerns and clears up misconceptions which are of serious profit to the Muslim girls lifestyles relating to rights and tasks, engagement, marriage,polygamy, divorce, veil, and so forth.

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1 1 Reported by al-Bukhari and Muslim. 56 An Islamic Perspective on Legislation for Women The Right to Pursue Her Education After Marriage Woman in Islam is accorded full rights to knowledge. A Muslim woman has the right to pursue her education after getting married. She has the right to stipulate it as a condition in her marriage contract. When the Prophet (pbuh) had married Lady Hafsah, daughter of `Umar ibn al-Khattab, who had just begun to study the principles of reading and writing, he (pbuh) asked ash-Shifa’ to teach her handwriting and reading.

However, this must not induce the father to stop the reasonable maintenance to which the mother is entitled. Both father and mother must conclude all the arrangements for the maintenance of their children by mutual consent. They must agree on the period before weaning, his clothing, his education and general care. Waman’s Rights 27 The Glorious Qur’an says, Mothers shall give suck to their offspring for two whole years, if the father wishes to complete the term, but he shall bear the cost of their food and clothing on equitable terms.

However, this must not induce the father to stop the reasonable maintenance to which the mother is entitled. Both father and mother must conclude all the arrangements for the maintenance of their children by mutual consent. They must agree on the period before weaning, his clothing, his education and general care. Waman’s Rights 27 The Glorious Qur’an says, Mothers shall give suck to their offspring for two whole years, if the father wishes to complete the term, but he shall bear the cost of their food and clothing on equitable terms.

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