2nd Deputy Speaker of Malawi Parliament Aisha Mambo Adams has urged Muslim women in the country to value education.
Mambo who is a Muslim made the remarks during 2019 National Sisters Camp organised by Muslim Female Teachers Organisation (MUFTO) where she was the Guest of Honour at Maryam Girls Teachers Training College in Mangochi district.
“My fellow women especially Muslim, you need to make eduction your first choice if you are to lead a prosperous life and help the country develop,” she said.
According to the MUFTO Chairlady Sister Zakia Hafswa Noordin, the organisation organises the sisters camp annually to civic educate girls and women on their rights and empower them with vital skills.
“It teaches Muslim sisters how to defend their educational, religious and occupational rights in various ways,”
“It empowers them through skills and provides an opportunity for discussion of current affairs affecting Muslim girls and women,” she said.
This year’s sisters camp was held under the theme ” Defending my Imaan in the modern world.”