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Women on account of these attributes are perceived predominantly as biologically vulnerable beings; as home-makers, producers and care-takers of children; and as those relatively deficient in the faculty of reasoning and intellect "samhaj and aql"--the two qualities thought to be of crucial importance in dealing effectively with the public world.
Not only that, women in the cultural eyes are seen as incapable of dealing with the outside world--world which, according to men, requires intellect and reasoning (aql and samhaj), (18) the two qualities in which women are thought to be comparatively lacking.