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  • Muslim Women Essay

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    In today’s society women are given ample opportunity just as much as men. In some countries, such as middle-eastern nations that is not the case. Muslim women are often perceived to be submissive to Muslim men and unequal. Mohammed never taught for women to be treated as lower class citizens. Nonetheless, the blame is pointed towards the religion of Islam. The Islamic religion began as all monotheist religions representing a belief in one God and moral standards. In the following essay I will discuss

  • The Issue Of Muslim Women

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    the topic of Muslim women. Islamic women have been in the shadows for years, hidden by their spouses, therefore resulting in the reason why so many of them have been the subject of abuse. The devastating incident that led to many deaths on September 11th of 2001, could possibly be the most recent event that has sparked interest with the Muslim population (Daba-Buzoianu 148). Even then, however, Americans were more concerned for their own safety rather than the safety of Muslim women. In the past

  • Muslim Women Are Oppressed By Their Religion Essay

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    Introduction It appears that there is often a general misconception about Muslim women in Australia; therefore, this investigation will discuss whether or not Muslim women are oppressed by their religion. Oppression is the use of power and control to treat people in an unjust and cruel manner (Merriam Webster 2016). According to the Quran 2016, Islam is a religion of peace, submission, purity and obedience to the wording of Allah (God), which is an Abrahamic, monotheistic faith. Islam is the second

  • Muslim Women Essay

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    portray Muslims in a negative light. Some pity Muslims while others feel pure disdain for them. This statement made by Ann Coulter (2001) following the September 11th terrorist attacks demonstrates the disdain for Muslims, “We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity” (as cited in Arab American National Museum, 2011). While this particular statement was directed at all Muslims, there are also many misconceptions directed solely at Muslim women. In this

  • Contributions Of Prominent Muslim Women

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    Prominent Muslim Women People when asked about Muslim women automatically picture an oppressed, mistreated, woman. One who doesn’t receive her rights and is not acknowledged in anyway. Which is all a misconception only conceived by non- muslims or people who might not have much knowledge in Islam. If they were to look deeper they would be astonished to see a womans worth in Islam and all the rights given towards women. And how women in Islamic history helped shape the religion. Some prominent Muslim women

  • Article Analysis : American Muslim Women By Jamillah Karim

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    religion, the mention of Muslims anywhere strike fear into people. But yet there are more Muslim doctors, writers, engineers, scientist, thriving in first world countries than anyone else. Muslim people lack the ability to have their own identity due to the medias interpretation of them. It’s even more for Muslim women because they will forever be painted as Oppressed. In American Muslim Women by Jamillah Karim, the author gathers information about barriers Muslim women face living in Chicago and

  • Oppression: Muslim Women in Canada Essay

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    Word count: 1,489 Throughout history, women have been victims of oppression no matter what religion or background they come from. They have learned from a young age, that their appearance is important to fundamentally be happy in their life. The topic of oppression in woman leads to controversial discussion not only to scholars but women of all parts of the world. How a woman presents herself through appearance and clothing targets her in a society obsessed with each other’s business. In today’s

  • Women 's Role Of A Muslim Woman

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    In the west, the common picture of a Muslim woman is the stereotype of a woman hidden behind a veil, a voiceless, silent figure, stripped of rights. This picture of the Muslim woman is all too familiar to us, in large part because this is how the western media portrays women in Islam. If this is the picture of what most people think a Muslim woman is, what people think the roles of these women are not any better. Many people would think the roles of these women include being a shadow, as in they are

  • In This Day And Age Muslim Women Can In Many Cases Be Seen

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    In this day and age Muslim women can in many cases be seen hunting down the light in this dim patriarchal society of India. Various enactments have been instituting over and over, relating to make changes in the solid status of women. The solid status that has been raised by the general public itself which alludes the women as subordinate to men as well as a reliant on them for their extreme survival. This circumstance still perseveres. The reasoning that a woman is someone who needs to hold up

  • Muslim Women, Patriarchy, Islam And Sexual Regulation Of Pakistani Women

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    essay, How Not to Talk About Muslim Women; Patriarchy, Islam and Sexual Regulation of Pakistani Women, demonstrates that irrespective of the objective behind the commentary on Muslim women, the mainstream media’s discourse on Islam portrays it as an all-encompassing term to describe the entirety of the Islamic society. Discourses that allow for singular explanation of a culture essentializes its existence regardless of its context. The specific discourse on the ‘Muslim World’ is explained through