Some religions are criticized for their attitudes toward and treatment of women: Hindus, Mormons, some Christians, Muslims, among them. What are some of the differences in attitudes toward women in Islam and one or two other religions that you chose to consider? In what are such ideas grounded? Are the attitudes about women as women, or are they necessarily about women in relation to men? And for a religion as wide spread as Islam, look into whether the attitudes are rooted in Islam as a matter of practicing faith or whether they are rooted in the particular culture.
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