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This study aimed at identifying the exposure of women's rights in the curriculum of Islamic and Asian Civilization of Teacher Education Institutes in Malaysia. The study also explains the role of Muslim women’s rights education to create awareness of women educators in understanding their rights when being exposed to such curriculum while being in the teaching institute and the role of the lecturer as curriculum implementers. It is also primarily important for the educators to find appropriate approach in nurturing the understanding, hence a more effective implementation. The respondents were lecturers whom have served the Malaysian Teaching Institutes in 2012. Data were collected through questionnaires. It is discovered that there is no specific subject emphasizing women's rights within the curriculum of any teaching institutes; nevertheless, this subject is a sub-topic taught in between the mandatory curriculum per se. The result of the study showed deep interest and strong encouragement among the lecturers in relating the subject to fellow teachers. In a nutshell, the study revealed that it is important to create awareness of such existence among women teachers in Malaysia to knowing their rights.