Islam – The True Liberator of Women

What is the status of women in Islam? Are women really oppressed in Islam?

Today people think that women are liberated in the west and that the womens’ liberation movement began in the 20th Century. From the perspective of Islam the women’s liberation movement was given by God to his prophets. The Qur’an and the Traditions of the Prophet (Hadith and Sunna) guarantee every Muslim woman certain rights and duties. Sister Aminah Assilmi is a renowned female scholar of Islam she travels around the United States to give lectures , her personal story has admired hundreds of individuals , she is also President of International Union of Muslim Women , the organization that has many achievements under its belt. She used to be a Southern Baptist, a radical feminist and a broadcast journalist. Now Aminah Assilmi is an ambassador of Islam. She travels the country speaking on college campuses, increasing public awareness and understanding of the faith.

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