Perhaps shockingly for many new atheists, among the most fundamental teachings of Islam, upon which much of the rest of the faith is built, is that of kindness and altruism.
Both Muslim men and women are enjoined to contribute to the betterment of society and to that effect, Islam does not limit a Muslim woman’s pursuit of leadership roles/duties in any manner.
The Islamic injunction of segregation between men and women is a means to prevent the free mixing of the sexes, such as to prevent moral degradation of society.
Yes, there are no female prophets in the history of all religions.
According to Islam women are not considered inferior to men. Men and women have similar rights and in some areas women actually enjoy certain privileges that the men do not.
The Holy Qur’an repeatedly emphasizes the spiritual equality of men and women.
The Holy Qur’an states that all believers, without distinction, are equal and that only righteous deeds elevate one person above another.