An Overview of Women's Economic Rights in the Context of the Qur'an and Hadith

خواتین کے معاشی حقوق کا قرآن وحدیث کے تناظر میں ایک جائزہ


  • Muhammad Affan ul Haq Teaching
  • Dr. Muhammad Hamza


Islam, women, economic, society, trade, agriculture, charity legacy, constitution, Pakistan


Since ancient times, women have been involved in economic activities alongside men. These activities have changed due to time, circumstances and specific attitudes. But in no era have all the responsibilities of livelihood been placed on the shoulders of women. Some exceptions will be found in every age, but in general, it has been made obligatory for men to provide for life and to strive for it. Women have been helping men in various ways in their livelihood. She has been increasing her family's income in the form of farming, raising cattle, making cloth, breaking stones, daya, tailor, cobbler۔A brief study of the economic struggles of women during the Prophet's time is enough to make it clear that he gave them complete freedom to earn a living. The common means of livelihood at that time was also adopted by women. Along with them, women are also prominent in the protection of their rights, defense and service of religion, education and teaching, medicine and surgery. Explanatory research methodology was used in this article for analysis. A review of the literature reveals that men are primarily responsible for earning a living, but women can also offer their services if they wish, following Islamic teachings. In addition, women can participate more in various economic sectors, including; In light of the above findings, the study suggested that the government should take some serious steps to accommodate the needy, poor, widows and oppressed women of the society while providing an Islamic environment for economic management and work.




How to Cite

Muhammad Affan ul Haq, & Dr. Muhammad Hamza. (2022). An Overview of Women’s Economic Rights in the Context of the Qur’an and Hadith: خواتین کے معاشی حقوق کا قرآن وحدیث کے تناظر میں ایک جائزہ . Iḥyāʾ Alʿ ulūm - Journal of Department of Quran O Sunnah, 22(1). Retrieved from