Srinagar,November 04 (Scoop News) – A one day workshop “Rights of Women in Islam” was organized by J&K State Womens’ Commission (SWC) in collaboration with Womens’ Study Centre, College of Education Srinagar here today.
MLA, Habakadal and Chairperson, JK Womens’ Commission, s Shamima Firdous, was the chief guest on the occasion.
Addressing the workshop, MLA, s. Shamima Firdous said that Islam has given equal status to men and women besides issuing directions to respect women and give highest care and dignity to women folk. She said that the modern society has degraded women and social evils like dowry and other atrocities are being committed on her.
She called upon one and all to come forward and give women the same status as mentioned in holy Quran so that the women lives in peaceful and dignified life in the society.
The workshop was also addressed by Secretary Womens Commission, s. Hafiza Muzaffer, Prof. Naseem Rafiabadi, Director Information, Khawaja Farooq Renzu and several eminent scholars and students.
The speakers highlighted various aspects of empowering women and providing secure atmosphere to women folk,
Later the students interacted with the speakers on the subject