Pakistan Appoints First Female Judge to Sharia Court

Pakistan Federal Shariat Court Chief Justice, Justice Agha Rafiq Ahmed (R), receives an oath from Justice Ashraf Jehan (L) as she becomes a judge at the sharia court in Karachi on December 30, 2013. Pakistan’s national sharia court, which hears cases under the country’s Islamic legislation, appointed a female judge for the first time in … Read more