Gender Equity in Islam

13 June 2016, 11:53 AM

Furthermore, interpretation of the primary sources should consider, among other things:

(a) The context of any text in the Qur'an and the Sunnah. This includes the general context of Islam, its teachings, its world view, and the context of the surah and section thereof.

(b) The occasion of the revelation, which may shed light on its meanings,

(c) The role of the Sunnah in explaining and defining the meaning of the Qur'anic text. This paper is a brief review of the position and role of woman in society from an Islamic perspective. The topic is divided into spiritual, economic, social, and political aspects.