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Large majorities affirm women’s right to divorce in Tunisia (81%), Morocco (73%) and Bangladesh (62%), but only about a quarter or fewer say the same in Pakistan (26%), Egypt (22%), Jordan (22%) and Iraq (14%).
In Southeast Asia, only a minority of Muslims believe women should be able to divorce their husbands, including as few as 8% in Malaysia.
In 12 of the 23 countries where the question was asked, at least half of Muslims say that sons and daughters should have equal inheritance rights.
Most Muslims in Central Asia and in Southern and Eastern Europe hold this view, including 88% in Turkey and 79% in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
In some, but not all, countries surveyed, Muslim women are more supportive of women’s rights than are Muslim men.
Differences on these questions also are apparent between Muslims who want sharia to be the official law of the land in their country and those who do not.
There is less agreement among Muslims in the Middle East-North Africa region and South Asia.
While more than eight-in-ten Muslims in Tunisia (89%) and Morocco (85%) say women should have the right to choose whether they wear a veil, fewer than half in Egypt (46%), Jordan (45%), Iraq (45%) and Afghanistan (30%) say the same.
The percentage of Muslims who say that a wife should have the right to divorce her husband varies widely among the countries surveyed, as does the proportion that believes sons and daughters should inherit equally.
Similarly, in all countries surveyed in the Middle East and North Africa, about three-quarters or more say the same.
Across Central Asia, most Muslims say that wives must obey their husbands, although views vary from country to country.
For example, nearly nine-in-ten Muslims in Turkey (88%) say all children should receive the same inheritance.
Similarly, more than three-quarters of Muslims in post-communist Bosnia-Herzegovina (79%) and Kosovo (76%) hold this view.
Muslims in most countries surveyed say that a wife should always obey her husband.