Domestic violence, transgender issues discussed at KU


The University of Karachi’s Department of Islamic History, and Karachi University of Center of Excellence for Women Studies in collaboration with the Islamic Academic Forum (Sindh) organized a day-long national seminar on “Transgender Act 2018 and Sida Domestic Violence Bill 2020: research overview and recommendations” at the CEWS Auditorium.

KU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Khalid Mahmood Iraqi said healthy discussions with positive mindsets are essential for solving the problems faced by the people living in any society.

Meanwhile, a member of the Islamic Ideological Council of Pakistan Dr Umair Mahmood Siddiqui while discussing the decision of the Federal Sharia Court highlighted that in Islam, gender is determined only on the basis of biological composition. He shared that Islamic orders and rituals depend on gender and not on inner feelings.


Published in The Express Tribune, May 25th, 2023.

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