This book examines the role of women in Islam, their education and marriage, and several controversial topics such as domestic violence, female genital mutilation and polygyny. It addresses honestly the divergence between Islamic teaching and actual culturally-influenced practices.
This is a new, fully-revised edition of Huda Khattab’s discussion of important women’s issues in Islam. It examines several controversial topics such as domestic violence, female genital mutilation, polygyny and the failure to educate women and girls, and points out the divergence between Islamic teaching and actual culturally-influenced practice. In this 3rd edition of Bent Rib, important information has been updated and new and interesting developments in these areas are discussed with regard to their impact on Muslim women and their society.
|Cover Type||Hard Cover|
|Number of Pages||176|
|Product Dimension||14.5 x 21.5|
|Publisher||International Islamic Publishing House (IIPH)|