Why do Males Inherit twice as much as Females in Islamic Law of Inheritance???

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About inheritance, the Qur’an states:

لِلذَّكَرِ مِثْلُ حَظِّ ٱلْأُنثَيَيْنِ

“A son should receive the equivalent share of two daughters.” [Qur’an 4:11].

These shares are divided based on ‘responsibility’, not based on gender…

For example:

1- DOWRY (مهر)

Imam Ibn al-Mundhir said:

وأجمعوا: أنَّ للمرأة أن تَمْنَع من دخول الزَّوج عليها حتى يُعطِيَها مهرها

“All scholars agree that a wife can prevent her husband from cohabitating with her until he pays her dowry.”
[“Al-Ijmaa”, 74].

Imagine this scenario:

A man has 1 son and 1 daughter.
The man dies, the inheritance is split, and $15,000 is left to be split between his children.
The son gets: $10,000 & The daughter gets: $5,000.

Soon, the son marries, and gives: $5,000 dowry…
Then the daughter marries, and gets: $5,000 dowry…
The son is now left with: $5,000.
The daughter now has: $10,000.

Who is better off?

2- SUSTENANCE (النفقة)

Imam Ibn Rushd said:

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