Council of Islamic declared Transgender Act 2018

Islamabad: (Staff Reporter) the Council of Islamic (CII) Ideology declared the Transgender Act 2018 as un-Islamic.

The council said that many provisions of the Transgender Act are not in accordance with Islamic teachings.

Furthermore the council asked the government to form a committee to review the Transgender Act and the committee should consist of legal experts and religious scholars.

According to the source, the council said the Act could add to social problems in the country and a number of provisions in the current Act are generally inconsistent with Sharia law.