Oh No, Muslim Women Aren’t Oppressed…

Funny how Muslim women continually defend the religion of Islam and its oppressive ways. The culture of the “religion” is demeaning to women whether here in the United States, or “over there” as they like to refer to Islam, as if its practiced in a different way.  Hijabis here in America, constantly compare Islam here as the “real Islam” as opposed to the “radical” Islam in other countries.

. Isn’t it Muhammad’s philosophy that  in order for Islam to be purified, the entire world must become a global caliphate and become Muslims? So if in order for one to be a good Muslim, one must emulate Muhammad and follow the Sharia, did he mean Islam is different according to where you live?

This is a face book  site, called the Bohol Islamic Dawa Center (https://www.facebook.com/Avenidoemman)  and is predominantly in English, but appears to be located in the Philippines.  One of the most fascinating articles on this site was an article called  “Steps on How to Be a Successful Muslim Wife”. Truly a glimpse of Muslim women being free

“Steps on How to Be a Successful Muslim Wife”
In Islam, marriage is a blessed contract between a man and a woman. Each have their own role to play in making a marriage successful. It is a bit more difficult but certainly possible to make even a selected partner in a marriage a success.
1. Be the best wife you can be.
2. Pray regularly.
3. Understand and respect your husband’s rights.
4. Be secure in yourself.
5.  Express, don’t accuse.
6. Don’t expect the moon.
7. Pick your battles.
8. Accept him.
9. Dress pleasantly/attractively.
10. Race to the door when he comes home, as if you were waiting for him.
11. Stay with him during hard time.
A selected partner?  Husbands rights? Racing to the door? Not quite a litany of expression of freedom for women.  Could this  possibly be for just Muslim women over there?
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