None of you should flog his wife

None of you should flog his wife​

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This prohibition in the Hadeeth does not require the prohibition of beating at all, but rather proves it, yet it prohibits the severe beating. This is because the woman in her husband`s house is like the female slave in some aspects. Naturally, the woman is submissive and dependant on her husband. But the man has a degree of guardianship and care for her religious and secular affairs; this is why Allah enjoined the wife to obey him unless this leads to the disobedience of Allah the Almighty.