Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Debunked! 5 Myths About Muslim Women

Is Islam misogynistic? Does shariah give women rights? Explore 5 common myths about Muslim women and gain a better understanding about the status of women in Islam.

Concerns are often raised about the status of women in Islamic law. Often, misrepresentations and misconceptions about how women are treated by sharīʿah are used to advance the notion that Islam is misogynistic. This infographic serves as a primer in examining five common misrepresentations of Islamic law as it relates to women, focusing on domestic abuse, divorce, legal testimony, inheritance law, and polygamy.

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Myths About Women in Islam