: Jan 06, 2018

“We Used to Have No Regard for Women”: Gender Equity & the Advent of Islam

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The Prophet (peace be upon him) fully understood where his society’s disregard for women had come from: the very nature of how a woman was viewed, and the lack of essential, independent value attached to a woman. Burying a girl alive physically was only the ultimate culmination of her already buried value.

“We Used to Have No Regard for Women”: Gender Equity & the Advent of Islam

[ New Publication ] How did Islam revolutionize women’s rights?

Join Maryam Al-Dabbagh, Roohi Tahir, Mohammad Elshinawy, and Sh. Omar Suleiman in “‘We Used to Have No Regard for Women’: Gender Equity and the Advent of Islam” as they take us back to 7th century Arabia to analyze Islam’s transformation of women’s rights through the perspective of a man who was a companion of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, the second Caliph of Islam, and one of the most influential leaders in recorded history – ‘Umar ibn al-Khattab.

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