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Islamic regulations of woman's work outside home

Abdul Karim, Asar and Ghalia, Bouhedda and Jusoh, N. Marniwati (2014) Islamic regulations of woman's work outside home. In: One-Day Symposium on Women for Malaysian Development: Beyond 2020, 27th Feb. 2014, Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The issue of woman's work outside in Islam, is a topic of great misunderstanding and distortion due partly to the lack of understanding, partly due to misbehavior of some Muslims, but also mainly to the disagreement between Muslim scholars. After comparing those arguments made by the Muslim scholars, the researcher found that there is no absolute restriction in Islamic law that says a woman cannot work nor have a profession, which her main place is in the home. In fact, a truly Islamic society must be comprised of women who work as physicians, nurses, teachers since it's preferable to separate teenagers in the volatile years in the high school education. this paper proposes a solution to overcome such problem by discussing the Islamic regulations for women who work outside their home. This is the main gap that exists between the Muslim scholars in their arguments, whereby their main concern is still in the traditional way, i.e by interpreting Shari'ah texts based on their respective preference/understanding. By the detailed discussion about the Islamic regulations which comprised of guidelines/conditions of woman's work outside, the disagreement among the Muslim scholars seems to be eliminated, or at least it can be reduced to a minimum level.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: 4155/47595
Uncontrolled Keywords: Islamic regulations, women and work outside.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman > HQ1101 Women. Feminism
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman > HQ503 The family. Marriage. Home
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh
Depositing User: Assoc. Pro Bouhedda Ghalia
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2016 11:22
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2018 10:39
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/47595

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