The All India Muslim Private Legislation Board (AIMPLB) has determined to contain more women in decision-making committees of the Board.
After discontinuing its women’s wing in March 2022, the AIMPLB has not solely restored it now, however has determined to incorporate them in all its essential committees for getting their views. The women’s wing will educate women of the group concerning the rights and duties of women in line with Islamic Shari’ah.
Women members of the Board will marketing campaign in opposition to costly marriages, dowry within the Muslim society, in addition to make households conscious of giving daughters a share within the property as an alternative of dowry.
Dr. Kasim Rasool Ilyas, government member of the AIMPLB, stated, “The women’s wing has been restored within the Board assembly on Sunday. The AIMPLB has 251 members throughout the nation, out of which the variety of women members is 30. The variety of members of the manager committee is 51 wherein 4 women have been included.”
He stated, “Now, there can be one convenor and 5 joint convenors within the women’s wing of the Board. They may work to make women members throughout the nation. These members will make women conscious concerning the rights of women and their duties present in Islamic Shari’a. They may even give details about Islah-e-Ashara Tafaheem-e-Shariat and Kanoon-e-Shariat.”
Dr. Kasim stated that the AIMPLB has made Nikahnama easier with some modifications to deliver it down from 4 pages to 2 pages. Within the Nikahnama, together with the details about the husband and his rights after marriage, his duties have been given and pointers have been given to the Qazi who performs the wedding ceremony.
He stated, “The AIMPLB has included some extent: in case of a dispute between husband and spouse, they are going to settle it within the mild of Shariah via negotiation.”