By Editorial Staff
Does Islamic law oppress women? Islam is a misogynistic religion that oppresses women. It is one of the most common accusations leveled against the faith, but it is rife with misconceptions and misrepresentations of Islamic law.
A quick delve into a contextual understanding of women’s treatment in Islamic law will give us much-needed nuance to counter this claim.
Here is one of the most common misrepresentations about the treatment of women in Islam.
Does Islam instruct men to beat women?
Watch this short video to know the answer to this misconception:
Source: Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research
For more on this topic, read this paper: https://yaqeeninstitute.org/nazir-khan/women-in-islamic-law-examining-five-prevalent-myths/#.Xgiuikf7TIV
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