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MP proposes amendment to “imitation of the opposite sex” rule

MPs Osama Al-Shaheen and Abdulaziz Al-Saqaabi have proposed amendments to the criminal code punishing “mimicking the opposite sex” in Kuwait. He further proposed to define a person who imitates the opposite sex as “a man dressed in a woman who looks like a woman, or a woman dressed in a man who looks like a man”. For “people who undergo cosmetic surgery or take medicine with the intention of changing their appearance against their personality.” Lawmakers have proposed up to three years’ imprisonment and / or a fine of 7,000 KD for the offender.

https://www.kuwaittimes.com/mps-propose-amendments-to-imitating-opposite-sex-rule/ MP proposes amendment to “imitation of the opposite sex” rule

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