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‘Epidemic of child marriage’ for Syrian girl refugees, aid agency warns

ELIZABETH JACKSON: An international aid agency is warning of an “epidemic of child marriage” for Syrian refugee girls under the age of 18 who have fled to Jordan. Save the Children says among Syrian refugees in Jordan, child marriage is now one quarter of all marriages. Chief executive of Save the Children organisation, Paul Ronalds, … Continue reading

Council of Islamic Ideology declares women’s existence anti-Islamic

Islamabad – Sharia Correspondent: The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) concluded their 192nd meeting on Thursday with the ruling that women are un-Islamic and that their mere existence contradicted Sharia and the will of Allah. As the meeting concluded CII Chairman Maulana Muhammad Khan Shirani noted that women by existing defied the laws of nature, and to … Continue reading