Gov't to embrace transgenders

PAC in session. PIC. MORERI SEJAKGOMO
PAC in session. PIC. MORERI SEJAKGOMO

As transgender people fight for their basic civil liberties globally, government is in the process of enacting a legislation that recognises their rights.

In what could be a progressive move, government will at least by July next year table an Amendment Bill of the Births and Deaths before Parliament in a bid to harmonise laws concerning transgender people.

Chief State Counsel at the Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs, Thami Selitshena told the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) recently that government recognises that there are people who are born without a defined sex cell.

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