Roles of Women in World Religions
Historically women have played important roles within their religion. While the female members of religious organizations have been active on their community for thousands of years, their limited roles and treatment in world religions and belief systems have only lately become the subject of study. Here are the latest statistics of women’s role on five major religions of the world: Christianity, Islam, Judaism Hinduism and Buddhism. See also World of Religion: Most Followers Worldwide and the Best and Worst Countries for Women to Live and Work.