Girl file application in court to change her gender

The Lahore supreme court directed to make a board on the request for changing the gender of the girl and also gave time to the opposite parties including the Chief Secretary to file a reply.

Judge Jawad Hassan of the Lahore supreme court heard the petition of Saba of Sialkot during which the petitioner girl sought permission to vary her gender.

The court sought a report from the health department regarding the operation to vary the gender.

Justice Jawad Hassan raised the purpose that how can a court allow someone to vary gender and under what law can this be done?

The lawyer for the girl said that the petitioner showed masculine characteristics in her childhood which is why she has introduced herself as a person .

The lawyer requested the court to permit the girl to vary her gender.

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