- S. Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi
- Academy of Islamic Research & Publications
This brochure forms a section of the author’s latest work entitled the Gifts of Islam which has been written for the Center of Islamic Studies, St. Cross College of the University of Oxford, of which he was recently elected as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees. It has been decided to bring out this brochure separately in view of the current campaign tarnishing the image of Islam as an opponent of the rights of women. In this brief paper the _author has shown that Islam was the first religion in modern history to guarantee definite rights to woman and raise her status from mere chattel, as she was treated all over the world. to a respectable human being equal to man. The woman, taught Islam. was to be treated with love and kindness and respect as a daughter, sister, wife and mother.