Muslim Women’s Rights Organization Opens in Madagascar

Um Al-Banin Cultural Institute, affiliated to the Grand Jurist Ayatollah Shirazi in Mahajanga City of Madagascar announced the opening of new organization to defend the rights of Muslim women in this country. This organization will run its activities under the name of “Fatima Zahra Committee”, and it will try to spread awareness with regards to sexual violence against women. During this event, the head of this committee made a speech to the public, and highlighted the teachings of Islam in order to combat violence against women.