Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Is a Woman’s Testimony Worth Half of a Man’s?

Are women inherently less reliable than men? This misconception is derived from a Qur’anic verse that is often misunderstood. In this animation, we cover the ayah’s true interpretation and debunk this myth.

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.