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She has no voice. She has no freedom. She has no life. If you are like many people, this may be your impression of the Muslim woman. To the contrary, Islam achieved a comprehensive system for womens' rights 1400 years ago which defies all the popular stereotypes of the oppressed Muslim woman. What's more, Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world today, and the biggest number of converts is made up of Western women. Certainly these women do not choose Islam because they find it oppressive or unfair. Most female converts, in fact, are attracted to Islam for the respect and dignity that Islam demands for women. So the next time you see a veiled woman walking down the street, don't assume she is a from the Middle East: she could very well be a blond, blue-eyed American who made an informed decision to enter into Islam! Read the following articles to learn more what Islam says about the status of women in Islam.

 

 

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