http://youtu.be/JA33pXhqveI "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 … Continue reading Women in Islam: The accusations answered (again)
Is it true that in Islam wives must obey their husbands without question? It is correct that this is the traditional interpretation put forward but in our view this is not what the Holy Quran says. This is a misinterpretation by our non-Ahmadi brothers of a part of verse 34 of chapter 4 of the … Continue reading Q&A: Wives must obey their husbands without question?
Is it true that in Islam husbands are superior to wives? An email from a reader We were recently sent an email by 'Lee' who asked the above question of us and wanted a detailed response to help him educate people who argue that Islam treats women as second class citizens. Well Lee this misunderstanding … Continue reading Q&A: husbands are superior to 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 … Continue reading Ask the VM: Does Islam allow men to beat their wives?