Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi,
Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to religious questions. In the past, he has also spent significant time in India guiding the community.
Witness is usually taken when there is a dispute between parties and conflict of interests. Witness is a heavy burden which can be difficult on one woman alone. Another woman supporting the first one will make the witness fully accepted.
In fact, it is out of respect for the woman not to leave her face the challenge of the witness alone.