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Perspective on Respect for Women in Our Society in Accordance to Islam


A recent Gilani poll conducted by Gallup Pakistan shows that while more than half of all Pakistanis (59%) claim that women are not given their due share of respect as taught in Islam, 40% believe that the women in the society are given high level of respect or the right level of respect as prescribed in the Holy Book, or perhaps even more than that.

The recent Gilani poll was conducted in Pakistan by Gallup Pakistan, affiliated with Gallup International Association, among a sample of 2690 men and women from rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during April 2009