MAKING THE DEVELOPMENT MORE SUSTAINABLE AND THE ROLE OF WOMAN IN ISLAM
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Although unprecedented economic success of development is unchallenged, it also gives rise to various adverse effects such as family disintegration, moral decadence and other social illnesses, which take place especially in many urban societies. In response to these problems, redefinition of the concept to make the development more sustainable has been put forward . Sustainable development highlights aspects that were previously not emphasized such as environment, women participation and other related issues. Nevertheless , the concept remains anchored on materialism and devoid of ethical values, and thus the root of the problemns remains unresolved . Making use of the islamic precept provides fundamentals for the solution of these problems. This paper attempts to provide Islamic analysis of sustainable development by chainingthe generations gap. Its possible bu underlining segregation of duties between men and women.