The Farewell Hajj
Author: Mufti Hafidh Syed Ziauddin Naqshbandi Qadri,
Professor, Islamic Law, Jamia Nizamia.
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>> Introduction
>> The call for Hajj and its reasons
>> Distribution of His sacred hair
>> Sermon of the Farewell Haj
>> Declaration of Islamic International Law
>> Right to life and wealth
>> The wisdom in Islamís economic system
>> Right to equality
>> Rights of women
>> End of terrorism and declaration of peaceful coexistence
>> Rights of slaves

 
 
Rights of women

Rights of women

 

In the days of ignorance, women were meted out inhuman treatment.  Boys were preferred over girls.  Even in inheritance, only boys would have a share and girls would be deprived of it.  In their menses, women were treated like animals.  Even eating along with a woman in her periods was prohibited. Men would divorce a woman as many times as he wanted to and again take her back.  In every aspect of life, women were oppressed.

 

The Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) declared all those rights of women which were their due and gave them such a high place to women that no other religion or philosophy of life had even approached it.

 

The following is the concise command of the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) about women:

 

O people, your women have certain rights on you………… Hence be conscious of Allah Most High about them.

 

 
 
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