Deputy Minister for Information, Ghana: Our Law Supports Non-Discrimination in Terms of Color, Gender, and Religion

  • 2023-Jun-14

 The World Muslim Communities Council organised a virtual lecture entitled 'Gender and the Rule of Law', in which HE Fatimatu Abubakar, the Deputy Minister for Information, Ghana, spoke.

HE Fatimatu Abubakar, the Deputy Minister for Information, Ghana, said that social media controls young people and obtains information from them, and that social media must be used to direct the instructions of the Islamic religion to young people.

Abubakar added that the law in Ghana supports non-discrimination in terms of color, gender and religion, and the 1994 constitution allowed the president to choose deputies and ministers, whether women or men.

The Deputy Minister for Information, Ghana, explained that the constitution provides us in Ghana with an opportunity to preserve basic human rights, as well as guarantee the rights of all citizens, facilitates our work, and everyone knows their duties and rights.

Abubakar confirmed that communication and obtaining information in Ghana is very easy, as there is freedom in the circulation of information in the country, stressing that we must have the principles of teaching the Islamic religion, the Qur'an, and the literature of Islam.

The Deputy Minister for Information, Ghana said that in order to be a successful person in Ghana, you must be successful in your work and have many skills, noting that women in Ghana have an important role within the family and society and try to balance them.

The World Muslim Communities Council is an international non-governmental organisation, founded on 8 May 2018 in Abu Dhabi. It includes more than 900 Islamic organisations and institutions from 142 countries. It is a think tank to help organisations and associations operating in Muslim communities, renew their thinking, improve their performance, and coordinate its joint work.


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