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CII's Meetings


Skip Navigation Links. Council of Islamic ideology held its 168th meeting on 1st January, 2008. The meeting was presided over by the Chairman, which was attended among others by Syed Afzal Haider, Dr. Manzoor Ahmed, Mr. Javed Ahmed Ghamdi, Justic(retd) Munir Ahmed Mughal, Justic(retd) Rashid Ahmed Jalandhiri, Dr. Faiz Bilqees and Dr. A.R Kamal. The Council expressed its deepest concern over the increasing trend of violence against women in the country. Regarding the current scenario, the Council decided to review relevant domestic laws. Further, it also discussed about ways to prevent injustice practiced in our society against women. The Council reiterated that laws relating to domestic violence be reviewed and forwarded to the CII law Committee for proposing amendments required to be made. The Council also decided to arrange a workshop on 'Domestic Violence against Women'.Its recommendations will also be published. Among other important issues such as Vani and Swara, Minor age marriages, the Council also gave its opinions about "Laws on Khula" and "Taazirat". The Council expressed utmost grief over the tragic demise of Mohtarama Benazir Bhutto and declared it an irreparable national tragedy

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