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A large number of Quran's rules and directives arc concerned with the mutual rights and responsibilities of the couples. These guidelines are of !,'Teat importance with regard to the incompatibility or disputes between the couples and the issue of "noshouz" or infidelity of a wife. Proponents of women's rights criticize the guidelines of Quran regarding noshouz. However, careful scrutiny of Quran's verses and interpretations reveals that the aim and philosophy of Quran's guidelines are not to underestimate woman's value, but rather to improve, consolidate, and reinforce the foundations of the family. This is especially true given that such rules an: to be executed in very rare situations and usually accompanied by lenience, and the societies which have opted to pursue other solutions have not proven to be successful.