Between Tradition and Culture:The Status of Muslim Woman in Pre-Jihad Period (1500–1804) inKatsina State, North-West,

Dr. Amina Muhammad Sani
2017 IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science  
The paper is an attempt to understand the role culture and tradition play in the life of the Muslim woman in North-WesternNigeria with Katsina state as a case in point. The paper stresses that under the guise of Islam the Muslim woman has gone through a lot of hardship. This is as a result of the distortions of the teaching of Islam with regards to the position of the woman in a Muslim community. The paper also highlights the fact that the nature of the spread of the religion and
more » ... on of the provision of the Shariah was responsible for relegating the woman to the background and exposing her to oppression.
doi:10.9790/0837-2206027375 fatcat:3nc3cl22zjgy7eztmi65rmevzi