A Systematic Analysis of Islamic and Legal Perspectives on The Rights of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs)

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  • Azman Abd Rahman Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)
  • Nurul Nadia Nozlan Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)
  • Hasnizam Hashim Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)




Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), Islamic , Legal Perspective, Rights of PWDs, Systematic Analysis, PRISMA


Undoubtedly, it cannot be denied rights of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) preserved and protected under Islamic and Legal perspectives. Islam sees the disability as morally neutral and given equal preservation just like any other human being. Ensuring their inclusiveness can help achieve global goals, realizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by, for, and with PWDs. Building on the principle of "leaving no one behind," the new Agenda emphasizes a holistic approach to achieving sustainable development for all (United Nations, 2016). This research examined the rights of PWDs according to Islamic and legal perspectives. This study uses the PRISMA methodology and two electronic databases from SCOPUS and HeinOnline systematically searched for papers or articles relating to Islam and disabilities, legal perspective, and the rights of PWDs over the period 2010 until 2020. The data collected was analyzed and recorded in the PRISMA flow chart. The result shows that 54 articles showed from the searching on both databases. However, only 28 journal articles were selected and analyzed after the final filter in the qualitative and quantitative synthesis. Ten interesting articles were chosen for discussion on the Islamic and legal perspectives on the rights of PWDs. Hopefully, this research will provide a useful overview and discussion of the systematic analysis of PWD rights from Islamic and legal perspectives using PRISMA methodology, as well as serve as a reference for other researchers and academics.



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DOI: 10.33102/jqss.vol5no2.140
Published: 2021-12-01

How to Cite

Abd Rahman, A., Nozlan, N. N., & Hashim, H. (2021). A Systematic Analysis of Islamic and Legal Perspectives on The Rights of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). Journal of Quran Sunnah Education & Special Needs, 5(2), 60-70. https://doi.org/10.33102/jqss.vol5no2.140