Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Do Islamic Inheritance Laws Favor Men Over Women?

Do Islamic inheritance laws favor men over women? This misconception is derived from a Qur’anic verse that is often taken out of context. In this animation, we briefly outline Islamic inheritance laws.

Read Women in Islamic Law: Examining Five Prevalent Myths to explore this topic in depth.

This video is part of Does Islam Oppress Women: 5 Myths Animation Series.