Sharia Law - In agreement with Sharia law, women are judged...

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In agreement with Sharia law, women are judged to be secondary to men thus having fewer freedoms and obligations. A woman is considered equal to one-half of a male in supplying testimony for the administration of justice and in receiving inheritances. The male spouse possesses the just and religious responsibility to hit his female spouse for rebellion and for Islamic understanding of wrongdoing. Women don’t have an independence in picking out their clothing. It is thought that the concealment of the whole body except for the face and hands preserves morality and checks sexual chaos. On the assumption of guarding women’s honor, women are kept locked up, isolated and unable to enjoy a full life. This is called purdah in India. Women cannot have any encounters with men that are not related to them without the presence of a male relative. The separation of the sexes make it hard to go out of their homes and to join society in any way at all. A female can not elect her husband,where she lives , or to journey where she pleases. Females don’t have very much self-independence and are considered to require
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This note was uploaded on 05/12/2010 for the course ENG 2929 taught by Professor Williams during the Spring '10 term at Algoma University.

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Sharia Law - In agreement with Sharia law, women are judged...

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