Short Answer: No! This is a common misconception. In fact, out of 60+ scenarios, a man inherits double what a woman would inherit in only four of them, and in some scenarios, a woman actually inherits more than a male counterpart. So inheritance is not based upon gender, it’s based upon carrabba, or expectations and responsibilities on the person inheriting. A …
Tag: inheritance in Islam
If a Muslim man marries a non-Muslim, say someone from the People of the Book, and it happens that the lady is of good manners, giving her husband affectionate and tender-loving care, is it permissible to make such woman one of the husband’s heirs; to inherit him when he dies?
Nigeria’s most senior Muslim scholar rejected a new gender equality bill, which gives both men and men an equal share of inheritance, saying it offers a violation of Islamic law.