The woman holding the camera is heard telling the hanging maid: 'Oh crazy, come back.'The terrified maid is seen screaming 'hold me, hold me', just before her hand slipped and she fell down to hit the awning, which appears to soften the impact.The employer made no reaction as she continued filming.To show the similarities through this shared experience. It is personal, but maybe it’s universal at the same time,” she told the entertainment website.
The custom of burying female infants alive, comments a noted Qur'anic commentator, Muhammad Asad, seems to have been fairly widespread in pre-Islamic Arabia.
There were instances where women held high positions of power and authority.
Pakistani lawyer Sundas Hoorain has said that women in pre-Islamic Arabia had a much higher standing than they got with Islam.
Some of these practices are based on religious beliefs, but many of the limitations are cultural and emanate from tradition as well as religion.
These main constraints that create an obstacle towards women's rights and liberties are reflected in laws dealing with criminal justice, economy, education and healthcare.
Some writers have argued that women before Islam were more liberated drawing most often on the first marriage of Muhammad and that of Muhammad's parents, but also on other points such as worship of female idols at Mecca.