It is interesting to note that this issue is specifically European, as the US — the most practising Christian country in the industrialised world — has greater respect for religion. Lesbian and Gay Rights in the World Their circumstances have varied at different times and in different places, but almost always Christians experience some degree of discrimination or hostility. Arguments made against me claimed that a woman couldn't perform marriages because of menstruation, as religion prevents women from praying or entering a mosque during her monthly cycle. Views Read Edit View history.
Such comparisons are likely to reveal that, as the late MP Jo Cox said, there is more that unites us than divides us.
Exposing the darkness within: Domestic violence and Islam
An ABC News investigation into religion and domestic violence reveals the fight within Islam to stop the abuse of women and prevent imams from telling victims to stay and obey. Loading comments… Trouble loading? Cultural traditions of nonreligious origin impact gender roles, prevailing cultural norms, and the interpretation of the Quran and other Islamic texts. We Are Still Here: Since marriage is a legal contract under Islam, not a sacrament, the terms and conditions of the nikah marriage must be discussed and negotiated with the kazi. This page was last edited on 19 Octoberat