Ministry of Human Rights launches Awareness Campaign about Women’s Right to Inheritance

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Ministry of Human Rights launches Awareness Campaign about Women’s Right to Inheritance

September 15, 2018

Islamabad, September 15, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Ministry of Human Rights has launched an awareness campaign to educate people about the rights of women to inheritance under Islamic jurisprudence and the Constitution. Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen M Mazari on Friday has announced that Ministry of Human Rights through this awareness campaign aims to educate people about the religious and legal protection provided to women right to inheritance in Pakistan.

She said the protection of the women’s right to inheritance has been one of the priorities of incumbent government for equality and justice in Pakistan. Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari said Islam and Constitution of Pakistan guarantees the women’s inheritance rights and offer clear guidance in this regard. Moreover, “a helpline: 1099 has also been launched by the Human Rights Ministry to provide free legal advice in this regard”, she further added.

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