KARACHI-In a landmark decision, the Sindh government has announced that women will now get designated spaces for offering prayers in mosques.
The decision, aimed at fostering inclusive environment for female worshippers, was taken in a meeting led by Sindh Minister for Law and Auqaf, Umar Soomro. The meeting primarily focused on the registration of mosques and madrassahs across the province.
During the meeting, a detailed briefing was given on the new policy of allocating designated spaces within mosques for women to offer prayers.
The minister ordered that the Auqaf Religious Affairs Zakat & Ushr Department must demarcate women-only sections at 77 mosques under its jurisdiction. He highlighted the importance of this decision in promoting gender equality and inclusivity in religious spaces.