Among muslims, traditions and customs made women subordinate to men. According to the Koran, "Men are the managers of the affairs of women." During childhood, a girl had to obey her father. After marriage she had to obey her husband and her husband's father
Muslims believed that women were more likely than men to bring dishonor to the family. Women were expected to be modest and to remain secluded within the home
They wore veils to conceal their faces from men who were not part of their family
In some muslim homes, women used separate entrances and ate their meals only in the company of other women
Women is islamic societies knew they were secure. (their fathers, sons, brothers, and husbands would protect and provide for them. Also within their homes and with their children, women had considerable influence.