Sunday, October 3, 2010

Could women play a bigger role in Islamic finance?

It’s not unusual to hear people ask why Islamic finance does not embrace women. Given the global finance industry is dominated by men isn’t it even more difficult for Muslim women to make their mark on the $1 trillion Islamic finance industry?

Well, only up to a point. Recent Western debate about the role of women in Islam may have centerd on the veil, but from its early years, Islam was receptive to women in business and finance. And today, Malaysia is an example of how making money has little to do with gender in Islam. READ MORE

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