n Gender and Behaviour - Socio-economic status and role of woman in Islam towards gender equality
|Article Title||Socio-economic status and role of woman in Islam towards gender equality|
|© Publisher:||IFE Centre for Psychological Studies (ICPS)|
|Journal||Gender and Behaviour|
|Publication Date||Dec 2010|
|Pages||3143 - 3151|
|Keyword(s)||Equality, Gender, Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Role, Status and Woman|
This paper investigated the socio-economic status and role of woman in Islam towards gender equality. The data were obtained by contents analysis from secondary source. The results revealed that Islam treats both, man or woman equally in obligation and reward, equally in education, equally subservient to God and obliged to worship Him and obey His commands in their daily life, woman has right to property, freedom of expression, matrimonial rights, equally in spiritual duties, equality in treatment, equality in employment, equality in political sphere. The paper concluded that to achieve gender equality, it seems essential for the states or Nations to make institutional arrangements for all cultures to convey their responses and concerns about the various issues of women to the governments so that it should revise the platform for actions in the light of various responses.
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