Even with the evolutionary changes within our society, women in the Middle East are still being discriminated against. Islamic views in the Middle East are the fundamental cause of the repression of women there, and remain the major obstacle to the evolution of their position. Women in this region of the world have no marital rights, are unjustly punished in comparison to men, and have a very strict dress code.
In the Middle East women are denied the same martial rights as men. They are prohibited from getting a divorce, while men are free to divorce and remarry as they wish. Also women must be submissive to their husbands, because their husba
It is time for them to be able to enjoy a life worthy of human beings. Men have control and ownership over all possessions, while women do not have any of these rights within a marriage. nds have total legal control over them. As well, women must seek permission from their husbands to see their parents, yet men are free to see their parents as they wish. Women in the Middle East are shackled by a very severe dress code. The burqu attacks these women"tms strive for self-confidence. They must be covered head to toe in a garment called a burqu. If a woman becomes pregnant after being raped, she could be stoned or caned to death. Without individuality there will come no change, because there will be a fear of stepping out of the comfort of blending in with the rest. This lack of choice in clothing diminishes any thought of individuality. While if a man commits adultery, there needs to be four male witnesses to the incident before the man can be punished. There are many ways that women in the Middle East are being discriminated against. This is a dark colored garment covering the whole body with just a hole for the eyes. All that is needed for this stoning or caning to happen is a testimony of one male witness.