Its a sad situation. One third of Muslim Students in Britian Believe in Honor Killing . Of course this is not unique to Great Britain, it is common throughout the Muslim world. Every year thousands of Muslim Women are murdered by their fathers, uncles, brothers,etc.
Women’s rights are described in a section in the Koran, sura 4:34, that has been interpreted to say that men have “pre-eminence” over women or that they are “overseers” of women. The verse goes on to say that the husband of an insubordinate wife should first admonish her, then leave her to sleep alone and finally beat her. Wife beating is so prevalent in the Muslim world that social workers who assist battered women in Egypt, for example, spend much of their time trying to convince victims that their husbands’ violent acts are unacceptable.
At least amongst this group, violence against women is totally acceptable: