Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

Monday, 05 July 2021 08:07

Director speaks at Women’s rights Conference at City Girls College

Director Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar Prof Dr Fakhr-ul-Islam was key note speaker at a conference arranged by Iranian Cultural Centre at City Girls College Peshawar. The theme of the conference was “Women’s Cultural Advancement from Islamic Perspective”. Aqa Mehran Sikandari, Director General Khana Farhan Iran presided over the conference. 

Dr. Fakhr-ul-Islam said that Islam is a women-friendly religion. The history of Islam bears testimony to the fact that it gave women their legitimate rights. He said that once women registered a complaint with the Holy Prophet (PBUOH) that he is always busy with men and women found little time to benefit from his company. The Holy Prophet (PBUOH) reserved some days of week for women. Women were also encouraged to come to the Prophet’s mosque. Dr. Fakhr stressed the need for creation of awareness among women regarding their rights.  


leftThe University of Peshawar is a public sector university in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan. The university was established in October 1950 by Mr. Liaquat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan as an offshoot of Islamia College Peshawar, which was founded in 1913.  read more