The authors deal with the status of Arab woman in Muslim society. They are analyzing her role in public spheres of social and political life. Koran gave many rights to women, but in spite of that there are some pre-islamic customs and traditions transformed into Islamic sharia. Muslim authorities differ in their interpretations of religious texts and that reflects on the real women´s status in Arab society. And this is in present a reason of some restrictions of women rights and freedom in Arab society.