WOMAN’S SOCIAL RIGHTS IN ISLAM: AN EVALUATION OF EQUALITY OF RIGHTS BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN

Dr Zain-ul-Abdin Sodhar, Dr Abdul Ghani Shaikh, Khair-un-Nisa Sodhar

Abstract


The aim of this paper is to analyze the status of women in the light of evidence provided by Holy Quran on a Sunnah. Equality of Social rights and status between men and women has remained a source of debate throughout world since many centuries. The history reveals that men have been given prominent position in all the ancient cultures and civilization but Islam has not only condemned such gender based superiority but also rooted out it. Because of the influence of cultural values, norms, traditions and customs inherited from remote past, the Muslims in most of the countries also follow the same pattern and tradition in which man thinks himself superior to women.

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