In a truly Islamic society women have the following rights in Islam:
The right and duty to obtain education.
The right to have their own independent property.
The right to work to earn money if they need it or want it.
Equality of reward for equal deeds.
The right to participate fully in public life and have their voices heard by those in power.
The right to provisions from the husband for all her needs and more.
The right to negotiate marriage terms of her choice.
The right to obtain divorce from her husband, even on the grounds that she simply can't stand him.
The right to keep all her own money (she is not responsible to maintain any relations).
The right to get sexual satisfaction from her husband.
Here is an article taken from a speech which details some of these rights:
Ideals and role models for women in Islam
Read this Article :Fewer women are feeding babies and changing diapers. More than 40 percent of women who are in their childbearing years have no children, according to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau.......continue
Copyright © 2003