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Italy's Islamic leaders council names first woman to board

35-year-old of Syrian origin from Trentino

07 March, 20:09
Italy's Islamic leaders council names first woman to board (ANSA) - Rome, March 7 - Italy's Council of Imams and Islamic Leaders named its first woman to serve on the board of directors Wednesday. The daughter of an imam, 35-year-old Nibras Breigheche is also in charge of the association's intercultural and interrelgious dialogue programs.

She is scheduled to oversee a debate Thursday on the role of women in the Arab Spring. photo: a woman praying in a mosque.

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