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The impact of Islam on women"s education in Egypt

Monica Horber

The impact of Islam on women"s education in Egypt

by Monica Horber

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Published by National Library of Canada = Bibliothèque nationale du Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesCanadian theses = Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches : negative.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14712255M
ISBN 100315742461
OCLC/WorldCa29912549

many studies were written about the impact of Islamic revivalism on women. Thus, this research aims to analyze different views about Islam, and whether it improved or harmed women's conditions. It also aims to analyze debates on women's conditions in general, .   Overview. USAID works in partnership with the Government of Egypt to reduce gender gaps across a wide range of sectors and activities, including removing constraints to women’s economic participation; addressing sexual harassment and gender-based violence; and reducing the gender enrollment gap at all levels of education – including improving access for girls to Science, Technology.

The experiences of Muslim women (Arabic: مسلمات ‎ Muslimāt, singular مسلمة Muslima) vary widely between and within different societies. At the same time, their adherence to Islam is a shared factor that affects their lives to a varying degree and gives them a common identity that may serve to bridge the wide cultural, social, and economic differences between them. took place in women's rights with the advent of Islam, as well as the progress that is presently occurring in the spheres of women’s education and work -- specifically in the strictest and most traditional country in the Arab and Muslim world, Saudi Arabia. The article concludes with a look at how technology is helping to solvesome.

The evolution of ‘higher education’ in the ancient world led to variations of standards in different cultures. In ancient Egypt, higher education originated from copying religious texts for use in temples which led to the development of theology and medical practices, as medicine was closely associated with religion at the time. Later, the ancient Greeks developed a somewhat. Islamic Expansion “Coptic & Arabic inscriptions Old Cairo, Egypt, photo taken April The verses are John and ” By Disdero, C.C.0, via Wikimedia Commons. As we mentioned in the section on Arabic’s influence, above, the expansion of Islam entailed integrating Arabic into local cultural milieus.


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The impact of Islam on women"s education in Egypt by Monica Horber Download PDF EPUB FB2

Produced a backlash against female education due to the fact that Islam stresses education, including religious education for both men and women” (Megahe d & Lack,p.

Some of the material in this chapter has been previously published in Haifaa A. Jawad, The Education of Women in Islam, Gulf Center for Strategic Studies, London,reproduced by Author: Haifaa A. Jawad. Egypt.

Books for women in Egypt; Images for women in Egypt; Gender, Islam and judgeship in Egypt IN: International Journal of Law in Context [The issue of women serving as judges has been a contentious one in Egyptian society for nearly eight decades.

While other Muslim majority countries started appointing women judges as early as the s. The advanced education of women is an important factor that contributed to a change in attitudes and perceptions among Arab women (Al-Jenaibi, ; Sidani, ). Improved education not only Author: Yusuf Sidani.

Religion occupies a prominent position in the education systems of all Arab countries. With the rise of Islamists across the Arab world, especially in Egypt and Tunisia, there is a possibility that the new parties in power will update education curricula to reflect conservative Islamic beliefs.

Throughout Islamic history, educating women has been a high priority. Women were not seen as incapable of attaining knowledge nor of being able to teach others themselves. The precedent for this was set with Prophet Muhammad’s own wife, Aisha, who was one of the leading scholars of her time and was known as a teacher of many people in Madinah after the Prophet’s ﷺ death.

A group made up of former women diplomats, members of parliament, academics and journalists, the NCW argues that Egypt’s main problem is not the pervasiveness of Islam.

Books & articles. Books. Articles. Books Articles. About. Categories Very important The Muslim Woman Women's Education Women's Education unfollow follow. Ruling on saying “There is no shyness [haya’] in religion” What is the ruling on seeking Islamic knowledge.

views: Seeking. women in Islam, and to understand first, what is the actual teaching of Islam and second, what is the Wahabi interpretation of Islam. Prior to the Qur'an, women “lived in subjugation and degradation,” (AlMunajjed, ).

The Qur'an gave women equal, but not identical, rights with men on personal, civil, social, and political levels. Greater access to women's education in the Islamic world has had dramatic effects on both gender relations and women's social and economic standing. Family lives have also changed, as women are.

Egyptian women are doing their own study of the Qur’an, taking on new disciplines of piety and redefining their religious obligations. For them, social activism is an outgrowth of their new learning. Their outreach to impoverished women is rooted in an Islamic ethics that condemns poverty.

The impact of Islamic teachings on women Most Muslim girls and women who gain knowledge of Allah’s Book eventually start teaching what they learned to others or actively start volunteering. Islam’s sacred texts have had an active role in defining the social and spiritual status of women in the history of Islam.

Among these, the Sharia law has had its influence on women. The law of Islam is called the Sharia law. The percentage of women with a post-secondary education, include 52% in Iran, 34% in Egypt, 32% in Saudi Arabia, and 37% in Lebanon.

In the United States a Gallup Poll found that more American Muslim women (42%) have college degrees than both American Muslim men (39%) and American women overall (29%). When debating over the motives for dressing modestly in Egypt, I was shocked to find that barely any girls in the class acknowledged Islam as the primary reason for this trend.

Instead, many simply repeated, "It 's just the culture. That' s just the appropriate way to dress. Abstract. A review of literature on social movements highlights its many and sometimes conflicting definitions.

Relying on Saba Mahmood’s Politics of Piety () – an ethnographic account of grassroots women’s piety movement in the mosques of Cairo – and literature on Islamic feminism, I ask whether religious movements are social movements and show that social movement theories and.

The Impact of Islam as a Religion and Muslim Women on Gender Equality: A Phenomenological Research Study Sonia D. Galloway Nova Southeastern University,[email protected] This document is a product of extensive research conducted at the Nova Southeastern UniversityCollege of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

If in urban areas women struggle for better salaries and promotions, in rural areas they are only involved in the agricultural sector. However one of the most important challenges to the impact of Islam is the spread of Western civilization.

It will raise women's awareness of their status and make them ask for the right of being equal to men. Therefore, Muslims should take these great women scholars as role models.

Islam commands us to seek knowledge and to value education regardless of gender. We should offer girls and women the opportunity to learn the religion as well as what will benefit them among the worldly sciences. Success comes from Allah, and Allah knows best.

Islam prohibits female infanticide and promotes good education for women since it was established. Other than this, Islam also discouraged female slavery. Prophet Muhammad said that a man who teaches his female slave and marries her will be rewarded by Allah.

Qasim Amin (pronounced [ˈʔæːsem ʔæˈmiːn], Egyptian Arabic: قاسم أمين ‎‎; 1 Decemberin Alexandria – Ap in Cairo) was an Egyptian jurist, Islamic Modernist and one of the founders of the Egyptian national movement and Cairo Amin has been historically viewed as one of the Arab world's "first feminists", although he joined the discourse on.Most Arab nations determine the personal status of women based on Shari’a.

(Islam SIIslam SIMENA, ) Arab Women and Education Over the last decade, most Arab nations have implemented reforms for women’s rights and have shown increasing sensitivity toward gender issues.One of Egypt's major challenges is its low level of literacy (the ability to read and write).

Although eight years of education are required, girls and women tend to receive less education than boys and men. The government is working to enroll more children—both boys and girls—in primary school and some progress has been made in recent years.