Women Personal Law Board wants 25 pc reservation for women

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Lucknow, Jan 19 (UNI) All India Muslim Women Personal Law Board today said it would welcome the initiative of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) if it gave 25 per cent reservation to women in the Board.

''Compared to Muslim men, the condition of women is bad...their sufferings can be comprehended only by women. Therefore, I would welcome the decision of the AIMPLB, if it gives 25 per cent reseveration to women,'' Board chairperson Shaista Ambar said here this evening.

''For awakening women, there is a need to aware them about shariyat and society. This would help them muster courage for solving several religious and social issues,'' Ms Ambar underlined.

Exhorting Imams to work towards curbing female foeticide, she said ''even Quran prohibits such an inhuman act.'' UNI ATI VS SP RAI2017

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