Prohibition on Inheriting Women Against Their Will

Urban-Hijab-44
Translation of the Holy Qur’an 4:19

 

O you who believe!  You are forbidden to inherit women against their will; and you should not treat them with harshness, that you may take away part of the Mahr you have given them, unless they have committed open Faahishah (illegal sexual intercourse or disobey their husbands); and live with them honorably.  If you dislike them, it may be that you dislike a thing through which Allaah brings a great deal of good.