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As a Mother. "We have enjoined on mankindness to his parents; inpain did his mother bear him,and in pain did she give himbirth" (46:15).. "We have enjoined on mankindness to his parents; inpain did his mother bear him,and in pain did she give himbirth" (46:15). 6
Women HumanRight andIslamThe rights of women arepresent vividly and resolutelyin the teachings ofIslam. Holy prophetMuhammad (Peace be uponhim) ordered in his lastsermon"Treat your women well andbe kind to them for they areyour partners andcommitted helpers 8
What isDomesticviolence?Domestic violence, alsoknown as domestic abuse,spousal abuse, battering,family violence, andintimate partner violence(IPV), is broadly defined as apattern of abusive behaviorsby one or both partners in anintimate relationship such asmarriage, dating, family, orcohabitation 10
There are many different theories as to the causes of domestic violence. These include psychological theories that consider personality traits and mental characteristicsof the perpetrator, as well as social theories which consider external factors in the perpetrators environment, such as family structure, stress, social learning. 14
Irum SaeedIrum Saeed is 30 yearsold . 12 years ago, whenshe was only 17, a boy,whose marriage proposalshe had rejected, threw ajug full of acid on her.
ShehnazUsman burned withShehnaz wasacid by a relative due to afamilial dispute five yearsago.
Najaf Sultana,At the age of five Najaf wasburned by her father while shewas sleeping, because hedidn’t want to have anothergirl in family.
Nasreen SharifNasreen Sharif when sheturned 14 her cousinpoured a whole bottleof sulphuric acid on herface as she slept. Hisonly excuse was that hecouldn’t stand other boyswhistling at her whenshe crossed the street.She is blind now.
DowryDeath/BrideBurningDowry deaths/brideburningare the deaths of youngwomen who aremurdered or driven tosuicide by continuousharassment and tortureby husbands and in-lawsbecause of dowry.
•Some are forced to commit suicide.•Some women are burnt alive. 27
According to Islam it is the man who pays the mahr to thewoman , rather, dowry is the right of the woman.Holy Quran highlights: "And give women (on marriage) theirdower (Mahr) as a free gift; but if they, of their own goodpleasure, remit any part of it to you, take it and enjoy it withright good cheer." (An-Nisa:4).
Cause of dowry death and brideburning Women are burned to death over wealth due to insufficient dowry.
Other Physical abuses Slapping Pushing Shaking Hitting