Many Muslim women are not aware of their rights in divorce.The woman can pose the condition in the prenuptial agreement that she is permitted to initiate divorce.Religious Factors There are over one billion Muslims in the world today, over one-fifth of the world’s population, although only 18% live in the Arab world.Substantial parts of Asia and most of Africa are Muslim, and the largest Muslim community is in Indonesia.This unanimous acceptance shows the power of its text and its hold on generations.
Moral conduct was strictly observed and vengeance by death was common when any transgression was suspected.
She was unable to gain custody of her children, regardless of their age.
She could be married without being consulted, and if widowed she could be bought by her in-laws.
The disappearance of the veil in recent years has caused anxiety as the unveiled woman is seen out of bounds, beyond the norms, venturing into areas that are not hers.
She is exhibiting herself to the prying eyes of men who are defenseless against such temptation: “Man was created weak.” (, the conditions for marriage are very clear. “It is not lawful for you that you should take a woman as heritage against her will.” Second, the husband gives the “” a gift to the bride, of which she gets to appoint the amount and nature: “Take them in marriage and give them their dowry as appointed.” As to polygamy, the rules are clear: “And if you fear you can’t act equitably towards orphans, then marry such women as seen good to you, 2 or 3, or 4 but if you fear that you will not do justice between them then marry only one. Religious thinkers’ opinions vary widely on this subject, some thinking that it is not allowed: “You will not be able to do justice between your wives even if you tried.” Others think it is allowed and base their opinion on the The stranger has arrived, she took her place in the house.