Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Sunday Guardian | Sep. 10, 2017
Islam grants even more respect to women than to men. According to a tradition, a man once came to the Prophet and asked him who rightfully deserved the best treatment from him.“Your mother,” said the Prophet. “Who’s next?” asked the man. “Your mother.” “Who comes next?” the man asked again. The Prophet again replied, “Your mother.” “Who is after that?” insisted the man. “Your father,” said the Prophet.
Here are some further quotations from the Quran and hadith regarding the position of women in Islam: