Part II: By Papatia Feauxzar
First, I would like to expound on some points that my co-author brushed on. The first is about the weight of a woman’s testimony and the second is the fact that only men are allowed to marry non-Muslim women.
On the weight of a woman’s testimony, the male’s take has been widely incorrect. A woman testimony is not half of a man. From a seerah class I took and other female halaqas I have attended, the teachers said that the ratio is 2:1 to suggest that in a case that a woman is testifying, she needs another woman with her in order to deter the opposing parties from intimidating her. The second woman is merely there as moral support and to prevent common gender micro-aggressions or misogynist behavior to occur.
Now, based on my own analysis of things, we see that Islam once again…
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