For decades, independent women's movements in the Middle East have been prohibited by the government. For Middle Eastern women, world population general first impression is that they are hijab, very obedient to men and loyal. Until this very day, culture teaches that women are inferior to men, and supposed to be worth more than the other sex. Men are superior to women. Under the Islamic government, sovereignty belongs to the Islamic god and law. Islam has the absolute authority over all individuals and the Middle East governments. Women's Rights in Middle East impact can be understood through the culture, religion and class structure in the Middle East. The cultural importance of women's rights in the Middle East has been long-lasting. From the rise of the Islam until now, women's rights are the rights and privileges claimed for women and girls of many societies worldwide but women in Islamic countries continue to struggle for their rights, and they continue to face tremendous barriers. It is difficult to say whether religion can cause a revolution, or if it will always be used to constrain. Middle East is the cradle and spreading ground of Islam. It is a highly influential religion, combines politics and religion. The Islamic government is not similar to the well-known systems of government. Since obtaining their independence from Europe, most Middle Eastern Governments have undertaken legal reforms directed at reducing the inequalities between men and women but they have had to face strong opposition from .
Muslim clerics as well as from other conservative religious forces, who charge them with violating the Divine Law. (Elizabeth) People who attempt to change the social structure in Middle Eastern countries use religion as their instrument. But the power of the religion is greater than the government and the sincerity of the believers which drives back the government's act and the revolution because of involving the religion statute.