– A Muslim man can marry a non-Muslim woman, but a Muslim woman is not granted the same right.
– In most Muslim countries, spousal rape is not recognised in the laws.
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The starkest examples of sexist laws in Arab and Muslim countries come in the personal status laws.
Regardless of whether these laws are Islamic Sharia compliant or not, they are presented as such and thus are non-negotiable.
Actually, an Egyptian Muslim man may not even tell his wife he is divorcing her, he can register the divorce (regardless of her consent or attendance), and it is the duty of the registrar to “inform” her.
Amnesty International titled its latest briefing on the subject “Circles of Hell: domestic, public and state violence against women in Egypt.” Women in Egypt must not only fight such culture, but must also deal with discriminatory laws.
Some of these are indisputable Sharia laws while others are based on individual interpretations, and both are indeed discriminatory.
Suffice to say that in the second highest ranking Arab state in the survey, Oman, women inherit 50 percent of what men do, a man can divorce his wife for any reason while a woman needs grounds to file for divorce, and there are no laws against female genital mutilation.
With the many interpretations of Islamic text, it falls on the legislators and the (so-called) Muslim scholars to enforce what laws they “understood” from the text.
These laws should be revised if we are to enforce gender equality, here are some examples: – Polygamy is legal for men only.