Pakistan govt launches awareness campaign about women’s right to inheritance, helpline 1099 established


ISLAMABAD (ENN) The Ministry of Human Rights has launched an awareness campaign about women’s rights to inheritance under Islamic jurisprudence and the Constitution.

A helpline, 1099, has also been launched by the Human Rights Ministry to provide free legal advice in this regard.

Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari here on Saturday announced that the Ministry of Human Rights through the awareness campaign aims to educate people about the religious and legal protection provided to women.

The protection of a women’s right to inheritance has been one of the priorities of the incumbent government for equality and justice in Pakistan, Mazari said.

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s official account also shared a video announcing the launch of the nationwide campaign.

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