Shariah academy holds seminar on women’s rights


Shariah Academy of International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) organized a seminar for Dukhtran-e-Pakistan on “Shariah and Legal Perspective on Women’s Rights” in collaboration with universities Female Campus and National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) Pakistan held at Auditorium Fatima-tul-Zahra Block, Female Campus of the university.

Prof. Dr. Farkhanda Zia, Director General, Shariah Academy, IIUI highlighted the role of women in the society and shared various examples of successful women. Addressing the participants Dr. Farkhanda Zia said that it’s our prime responsibility to act upon the teachings of Islam and by following the Sunnah of Muhammad (SAW) for attaining success and to play our due part to develop a peaceful society. She gave various examples from the lives of Muslim Women from history and motivated the students to follow them for a successful life.

Dr. Faryal Ambreen Incharge (DCW) also briefed the audience on ways to achieve success in life by following the teachings of Islam. Dr. Faryal shared the importance of women at home and in society in the light of Seerah of Prophet Muhammad (SWA) and told the seminar participants that over fourteen hundred years ago, Islam gave women basic rights.