The Rights of Women in Islam

By: Ayatullah Murtada Mutahhari

Published by: World Organization For Islamic Services
29/8/1400 AH, 12/7/1980 AD
Tehran — Iran
 

 


Publishers Foreword

Preface

Introduction

PART ONE: PROPOSAL AND ENGAGEMENT

PART TWO:  FIXED-TERM MARRIAGE

Fixed-Term marriage II

Fixed-Term marriage and the problem of the harem

PART THREE: WOMAN AND HER SOCIAL INDEPENDENCE

PART FOUR: ISLAM AND MODERNITY

Islam and Modernity II

Islam and modernity III

PART FIVE: THE HUMAN STATUS OF WOMAN IN THE QURAN

Equality, but not Uniformity

The dignity and the rights of human beings

PART SIX: THE NATURAL BASIS OF FAMILY RIGHTS

The natural basis of family rights II

PART SEVEN: THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN WOMAN AND MAN

The differences between woman and man II

PART EIGHT: DOWRY AND MAINTENANCE

Dower and Maintenance II

Dower and Maintenance III

Does modern woman not want a dower or maintenance?

PART NINE: THE QUESTION OF INHERITANCE

PART TEN:  RIGHT OF DIVORCE

Divorce II

Divorce III

Divorce IV

Divorce V

Judicial Divorce

PART ELEVEN: POLYGYNY

The historical causes of polygyny (1)

The historical causes of polygyny (2)

The right of woman in Polygyny

Is it the nature of man to be polygynous?

Disadvantages and shortcomings in Polygyny

The Role of Islam in Polygyny

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