Bent Rib: A Journey through Womens Issues in Islam


A journey through women’s issue in Islam is the result of the author’s exploration of a number of issue surrounding Muslim Women, especially those which critics of Islam use as ammunition. These are issues, which are concern to all Muslim women. Bent Rib examines a number of controversial issues such as domestic violence, female genital mutilation and failure to educate girls, and points out the divergence between Islamic teaching and actual culturally influenced, practice. The problem is not Islam itself, but UN Islamic practices that prevalent in many communities, a situation, which has to be addressed.