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Does God Hate Women?

When I was a kid I used to love reading and memorizing the Holy Quran. The thing is that I did not really grasp the meaning of a lot of the verses even though I understood Arabic. Like many of my cousins and friends I just memorized without comprehending. As I grew older I could not help but question some of the verses in the Quran and some ahadith that concern women because they seemed biased and unfair to me. Here is a list of Quran verses and ahadith about women that I found trouble with:

1. Polygamy: Noble Verse 4:3 "If ye fear that ye shall not be able to deal justly with the orphans, marry women of your choice, Two or three or four; but if ye fear that ye shall not be able to deal justly (with them), then only one, or (a captive) that your right hands possess, that will be more suitable, to prevent you from doing injustice." As a women I know that I do not want to share my husband like my husband would not want to share me. Some explanations claim that polygamy can be …