International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Female Leadership in Islam
Maryam Bakhtyar, Akram Rezaei

In this research ,women leadership in Muslim is evaluated .And we want to respond to this question : what is the female leadership issue ?And also what is women’s participation rate in hierarchy of power in society .This term "leadership" has widespread concepts .One of them is political leadership and the other one is religious .Which in the past has been included , doing Ijtihad in Shitte (shia) and judicial decree (fatwa) in tradition . As time went , political and religious leads were merging together . It became a common phenomenon. Because of Renaissance period and acceptance of humanism ideas in society. Men and women have been equal in political and social rights. So gender differences lost their values among people. In this regard, after we study agree and disagree views about female leadership in society, we conclude that : there are no problems , facing their leadership and they can be religious , political , social heads .As with the thoughts of humanism and the feminist movement . Women have been able to gain the highest political & social authorities.

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