Islam is the best religion in the World. Islam is the name of true teachings for all People for either Muslims or non-Muslims. In Islam, there is no distinction between Men and Women. Islam is the unique religion, which assigned equal status and rights of women in contrast to Men. Woman status is the form of dignity and honor. Status of Muslim women in society is not a new issue. In western societies women awarded less dignity and honor in every field. The real status of Women described only in the Holy religion Islam.
The teachings of Islam are described by two authentic resources which include The Holy Quran and Hadeeth which elaborated by the Holy Prophet (peace be upon him).
Women status in Ancient civilization and European countries:
Women considered less important specie before the Islamic era. Arabs buried their daughters alive. There were no rules for the betterment of Women. No property rights gave to the women. They were in a state of inferiority complex.
In Western and European Countries, equal rights are there for everyone but Women considered less important Personality. They give them no dignity perspective. Property rights did not give totally to women.
Women Status in Islam:
Islam gives equal rights for men and women. The woman is a nice creation of the ALLAH Almighty. In the Quran and Hadith Status of Muslim Women is discussed in detail. In Islam, women got all the equal rights with respect to men. Some overview definition of Quran verses is as follows:
“The Lord (ALLAH) creates you from a single soul and also create his mate that might love with her“.
Status of woman can be described in aspects like spirituality, Economically etc. Paramount factors related to status include equality. There is no base about the inferiority of women in Islam. However, the Position of the Muslim Women is unique in our system. She has full security about spending life according to Islamic teachings. Hazrat Muhammad (Peace be upon Him) truly represented all about the equal rights of men and women. Some overview of His sayings is as follows:
“The pursuit of knowledge, education is essential on every Muslim male and female “.
The Muslim women have the right to the parent’s and husband’s property, this means inheritance rights give to females. Her right cannot be forgotten. This is prime important fact. She is entitled to “Mahr” which she took from her husband at the time of marriage. The responsibility on wives includes taking care of a husband, his property, and other related matters. The prime need is that Women give respect.
Social factors are also important related to status of Woman. In Islamic culture when a woman is not agreeing for Nikkah, then not anybody can force her to do that. This right is the very vital for the development of any person’s life. Status of Woman as a Mother is most important. Mother loves her children very much. She took care of her children in any situation. A famous saying is that “Paradise is under the feet of mothers”. Islam discussed about the rights and status of Women in the best manner.