Representation matters, in any system, even in Islam. A 7th century patriarchal religion made by men for men can never be equal nor equitable for women. This obvious gender-bias is literally why women are invisible, oppressed and subjugated in Islam.

Haram Doodle: woMEN in Islam

Where are the women in Islam? We only see men who are:
Prophets, Caliphs, Guardians, Rulers & Leaders, Imams, Jurists, Quran Curators & Sources, Scientists, Hadith Curators & Sources, Shariah Councils, Authors, Scholars, Successors, Slave Owners, Prophet's Companions.