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CII stirs debate by rejecting self-perceived gender identity as incompatible with Shariah
The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) declares "self-perceived identity" un-Islamic, sparking controversy over the Transgender Persons (Rights of Protection) Act. While expressing concern for intersex and transgender people, CII suggests amendments to bills presented by Senators. Transrights activists call for empathetic response and protection of fundamental human rights.
Regressive Move: Proposed Amendments to Transgender Persons Act Criticized
Proposed amendments to the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2018 have begun to be criticized and are expected to cause backlash over a regressive impact on the already marginalized transgender community in the country.