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The right to engage in Islamic prostitution through Mut’a marriage


The Qur’an

Give a dowry for deriving a benefit (sexual pleasure) from a woman and you can vary it mutually (mut’a marriage)… 4:24 

Sahih Bukhari

Muhammad granted permission for contract/temporary marriage with women…8.3246, 3247, 3248  

Sahih Muslim

A cloak was sufficient for a contract temporary marriage; Muhammad later asked that the women under contract temporary marriages should be let off (similar to prostitution)…8.3252, 8.3253, 3258  


The right to be treated as impure as a drunkard  

The Qur’an

You can't go to a mosque intoxicated or after having touched a woman... 4:43  


The right to be treated as unreliable and untrustworthy


The Qur’an

Do not break your pledge similar to a woman who undoes her thread after she had spun it strong (i.e., women are not reliable, they easily break their pledges)…16:92



To uphold the inalienable superiority of men over women and the right to be beaten by husbands—no questions asked


The Qur’an

Men are protectors and maintainers of women; women must be devoutly obedient, if not then beat them... 4:34  

God asked Job to beat his wife with a green branch; he was a true believer…38:44  

Sunaan Abu DawudA man will not be asked as to why he beat his wife...11.2142

A woman who complains about the beatings she receives from her husband is not the best woman...11.2141  

Abdur Rahman I Doi, the recognized authority on Sharia, in his book, ‘Women in Society’writes:  

A refractory wife has no legal right to object to her husband exercising his disciplinary authority. Islamic law, in common with most other systems of law, recognizes the husband's right to discipline his wife for disobedience. (Prof. Abdur Rahman I. Doi Professor and Director, Center for Islamic Legal Studies, Ahmadu Bello University,
    Zaira, Nigeria.  


To uphold the right of a husband to have four wives at any time and any number of sex-slaves for all times; in case of objection by any wife the husband can beat her


The Qur’an

For men four free women wives (some say nine) at a time and any number of slave girls is permitted...4:3


Sunaan Abu Dawud

Umar told a man to beat his wife because she suckled a slave-girl with whom he used to have sex…30.2.13  


To uphold the right of husband to have sex with infidel women prisoner and sex-slaves


The Qur’an

Sex with captive women and slave women is permitted…23:5-6

Sex with wives, captives, slaves O.K....70:29-30  


The right to be treated as a dog, a pig, a monkey or an ass  

Sahih Bukhari

A prayer is annulled by a passing woman, a dog and a monkey; Aisha complained that Muhammad had made women dogs...1.9.490, 493,498

Aisha complained that women are equal to dogs...1.9.498  

Sahih Muslim

Aisha complained that Muhammad’s followers made women like dogs and asses…4.1039  

Sunaan Abu Dawud

Women, slaves and camels are same; must seek Allah's refuge from all these...11.2155

A menstruating woman and a dog cuts off a prayer...2.0703  


An ass, a pig, a Jew, a Magian and a woman annuls a prayer…(volume 2, p.114, Hadis number 789)  

‘Ibn ‘Abbas (may Allah be pleased with him) reported that Allah’s Messenger (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: When anyone of you prays without a sutra, an ass, a pig, or a Jew, a Magian, and a woman make the prayer void (if they pass in front of him), it is enough for him, if these pass at a distance of a stone’s throw from him.’

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