19 يونيو, 2018 - 5 Shawwal 1439

Egypt’s Grand Mufti meets a high-level Nigerian delegation, discusses women’s issues in Islam

Egypt’s Grand Mufti meets a high-level Nigerian delegation, discusses women’s issues in Islam

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Egypt’s Grand Mufti, Dr. Shawki Allam, received a high-level Nigerian delegation on Wednesday to discuss some women-relevant issues in Islam.

Dr. Allam confirmed during the meeting that Shari’ah supports and grants women their full rights since the very first day of Islam. This includes women’s right to inheritance and the necessity to end the unjust social traditions that deprive women in some communities from receiving their legal shares.

“The relationship between the two genders, in Shari’ah, is based upon complementarity and not competition,” Dr. Allam said. He added that we are in dire of working together to correct the prevailing traditions and misconceptions in our societies especially those relating to women’s rights.

The Nigerian delegation expressed their appreciation to the Grand Mufti for his efforts to correct the misconceptions relevant to women’s rights in Islam as well as other vital issues that concern Muslims.