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“Men are allowed to beat their wives”, “women are subservient to men”, “men are in charge of women”

We hear the same arguments about women being treated badly in Islam again and again, and recently the same old arguments have cropped up on social media like Twitter and Facebook and blogs.

So we took the time in our Friday 10th January 2014 Khutba to go over the objections and once again provide the evidence to prove that Islam as a religion does not treat women as lesser than men.

Women in Islam: The accusations answered (again)

“Men are allowed to beat their wives”, “women are subservient to men”, “men are in charge of women” We hear the same arguments about women being treated badly in Islam again and again, and recently the same old arguments have cropped up on social media like Twitter and Facebook and blogs. So we took the [...]

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Ask the VM: Does Islam allow men to beat their wives?

‘Mr Curious’ recently emailed us asking; Why does Islam allow men to beat their wives? There are injunctions of the Holy Quran and there are the interpretations of these injunctions. The two things are totally different. Further, up to now all interpretations of the Holy Quran were by men and, with the best will in the world, they [...]

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