Bent rib : a journey through women's issues in Islam / Huda al-Khattab.
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|West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette||297.19 KHA (Text)||31951004134950||2nd Floor - Non-Fiction||In process||-|
- ISBN: 9786035010344
- Physical Description: 176 pages ; 22 cm
- Edition: New revised English edition 3.
- Publisher: Riyadh : International Islamic Publishing House, 2010.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages -166).
|Summary, etc.:|| "Bent Rib: A Journey Through Women's Issues in Islam is the result of the author's exploration of a number of issues surrounding Muslim women, especially those which critics of Islam use as ammunition. These are issues which are concern to all Muslim women. Bent Rib examines a number of controversial issues such as domestic violence, female genital mutilation and failure to educate girls, and points out the divergence between Islamic teaching and actual culturally-influenced, practice. The problem is not Islam itself, but un-Islamic practices that are prevalent in many communities, a situation which has to be addressed." -- provided by publisher.
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