“We Used to Have No Regard for Women”: Gender Equity and the Advent of Islam

By Editorial Staff

“We Used to Have No Regard for Women” These are the words of Umar ibn Al-Khattab, companion of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), second Caliph of Islam, and one of the most influential leaders in history.

Join Yaqeen Institute Fellow Maryam Al-Dabbagh as she and co-authors Sh. Omar Suleiman, Roohi Tahir, and Mohammad Elshinawy take us on a journey to 7th century Arabia to observe the transformation of women’s rights through the eyes of Umar ibn Al-Khattab.

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Source: Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

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