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THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES. Part One: The Opposition

THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES

The title is dramatic, is it not?

Well, if one is aware of media reports, one will agree that there seems to be a war within Islam between males and females, with the latter having the lower hand and in urgent need of ‘liberation’ from men.

I say Muslim women need liberation all right, but from self and other women.

In this series, I shall explore male-female relationships.

Generally, Muslim women perceive maleness as authoritarian and dictatorial whose orders are inviolable, who can not be opposed and whose person is distant, cold and repulsive.

The Opposition

These women hold that no social interaction must exist between opposite sexes.

Their opinion is based on the prohibition of sexual relations outside the legal framework of marriage and the discouragement of two individuals of opposite gender to be alone in an enclosure.

In addition, they assert that such interactions contradicts a woman’s respectable nature.

I shall let you readers ponder over these words and prepare your thoughts for the next part of this discussion.

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7 comments on “THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES. Part One: The Opposition

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  2. Hamzah M
    September 13, 2012

    Dear Sister, you may not be totally correct on your stand, men-women relationship will definitely exist on a daily basis but both sides must be careful not to fall into sins. Activities of both parties must be transparently honest. If both sides can protect their chastity and fear Allah in their relationship and dealings…

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    Umm Sulaim

    • Umm Sulaim
      September 13, 2012

      Welcome to my world. Thank you for your contribution.

      Your words (minus the ‘not totally correct’ part) are precisely the same as mine and I am sure that is clear enough from my article.

      Remember to share articles so your friends can benefit.

      Umm Sulaim

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