Following are some Hadiths( sayings of Muhammad) as recorded in one of the authentic books of Islamic literature called Sahih Bukhari. Note the "respect" which Islam bestows upon women reflected through the comment of Muhammad about them. Enjoy reading.
I. WOMAN IS AN EVIL OMEN
Volume 4, Book 52, Number 110:
Narrated 'Abdullah bin 'Umar:
I heard the Prophet saying. "Evil omen is in three things: The horse, the woman and the house."
2. WOMAN = DONKEYS & DOGS
Volume 1, Book 9, Number 493:
The things which annual prayer were mentioned before me (and those were): a dog, a donkey and a woman. I said, "You have compared us (women) to donkeys and dogs.
3. WOMAN = CROOKED RIB
Volume 7, Book 62, Number 113:
Narrated Abu Huraira:
Allah's Apostle said, "The woman is like a rib; if you try to straighten her, she will break. So if you want to get benefit from her, do so while she still has some crookedness."
4. WOMAN ALREADY DESTINED FOR HELL
Volume 8, Book 76, Number 456:
Narrated 'Imran bin Husain:
The Prophet said, "I looked into Paradise and found that the majority of its dwellers were the poor people, and I looked into the (Hell) Fire and found that the majority of its dwellers were women."
5. WOMAN IS DEFICIENT IN INTELLIGENCE & RELIGION BY DEFAULT
Volume 1, Book 6, Number 301:
Narrated Abu Said Al-Khudri:
Once Allah's Apostle went out to the Musalla (to offer the prayer) o 'Id-al-Adha or Al-Fitr prayer. Then he passed by the women and said, "O women! Give alms, as I have seen that the majority of the dwellers of Hell-fire were you (women)." They asked, "Why is it so, O Allah's Apostle ?" He replied, "You curse frequently and are ungrateful to your husbands. I have not seen anyone more deficient in intelligence and religion than you. A cautious sensible man could be led astray by some of you." The women asked, "O Allah's Apostle! What is deficient in our intelligence and religion?" He said, "Is not the evidence of two women equal to the witness of one man?" They replied in the affirmative. He said, "This is the deficiency in her intelligence. Isn't it true that a woman can neither pray nor fast during her menses?" The women replied in the affirmative. He said, "This is the deficiency in her religion."
6. WOMAN IS A TOY OF MANS SEXUAL DESIRE
Volume 7, Book 62, Number 121:
Narrated Abu Huraira:
The Prophet said, "If a man Invites his wife to sleep with him and she refuses to come to him, then the angels send their curses on her till morning."