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Aisha Mambo Adams First Muslim Female Second Deputy Speaker

Aisha Mambo Adams First Muslim Female Second Deputy Speaker

When gender activists are fighting for the equality in access to resources and opportunities regardless of gend er, including economic participation and decision making and the state of valuing different behaviors. Malawi has just made a good history in its National Assembly where two females were elected as Speaker of National Assembly and second deputy speaker respectively. Catherine Gotani Hara was elected as Speaker while Aisha Mambo Adams was elected as second deputy speaker becoming first ever Muslim female to occupy such a position in the history the country.

Representing Mangochi Nkungulu constituency, the United Democratic Front legislator for Mangochi Nkungulu Aisha Mambo Adams went unopposed grabing the position of Second Deputy speaker

Following Parliamentary procedures, Elections for the First and Second Deputy Speakers were presided over by new Speaker of Parliament Catherine Gotani Hara who was also elected and sworn-in same day.
The position of the first Deputy speaker went to Kazombo the legislator from Kasungu East who is one of the parliamentarians who won the parliamentary elections for their constituencies on an independent ticket but joined MCP days after the polls.

Mambo has been in the house since 2014 under United Democratic Front (UDF) along side other Muslim female legislators from different political parties like Halima Daud, Mwalone Jangiya, Nasreen Pilan and Abida Mia, Easter Majaza and Amina Lijala

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The Moral System of Islam.

Moral sense is inborn in man and through the ages it has served as the common man’s standard of moral behavior, approving certain qualities and disapproving others. While this instinctive faculty may vary from person to person, human conscience has given a more or less uniform verdict in favor of certain moral qualities as being good and declared others as bad.

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