International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

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

Change and Muslim Women
Rajaa Aquil

What Muslim women wear on their faces and bodies has been the symbolic battleground for clashes and differences in culture between the West and the Muslim and Arab world. This article suggests changes that should take place in how Muslim women are portrayed in the Western media. It also explores the improvements that took place in women's rights with the advent of Islam, as well as the progress that is presently occurring in the spheres of women’s education and work -- specifically in the strictest and most traditional country in the Arab and Muslim world, Saudi Arabia. The article concludes with a look at how technology is helping to solvesome lingering problems that affect Muslim women.

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