Eunuch


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EUNUCH. A male whose organs of generation have been so far removed or disorganized, that he is rendered incapable of reproducing his species. Domat, Lois Civ. liv. prel. tit. 2, s. 1, n. 10.

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Head of SAFAAR (NGO) and a Transgender Nadeem Kashish said that the Guru culture prevailing among the eunuchs was identical to the Jirga system which was actually against the constitutional and cultural norms.
Head of SAFAAR (NGO) and a Transgender Nadeem Kashish said that the Guru culture prevailing among the eunuchs was identical to the Jirga system which was actually against the constitutional and cultural norms.Usually, the gurus do not share the transgender data and we have to create a legal ground to make the Gurus legally bound for exchanging information, she insisted.
Eunuchs are considered to be the third-gender surrounded in large numbers with their distinguishable features within each and every community.
The sample size was limited to hundred (100) because eunuch population was not accessible as they live in marginalized places usually unknown by most of the general public.
The main objective of the research was to explore the perception of Eunuchs regarding the legal protection of their rights that Supreme Court has given to them.
"A eunuch has no problems that we face in life, no nagging wife or husband or noisy children." I added.
As advised by our forefathers: "Seek thy guidance from the wisdom of India", I wrote and advised that, as we are writing and rewriting new constitutions all the time in the Arab world, someone should include this provision, namely that "The Head of the State, the Minister of Finance, the Governor of the Central Bank and all high ranking officers in charge of any state funds, revenues and national resources, being mineral, animal or human, shall not be eligible for election or appointment unless proven to be a genuine and certified eunuch".
The word _eunuch' comes from a Greek compound of "bed" and "guard." Eunuchs had the responsibility of guarding the marriage bed.
Residents claimed that an increasing number of eunuchs in the area were posing serious problems to the safety of the people.
The eunuch leader made these remarks while addressing a press conference at the Peshawar Press Club.
Two of the three spiders (eunuch male and female) from La Reunion and all those that mated from Mayotte are available as vouchers and will be deposited in the collections of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History.
While the word "eunuch" may conjure up images of sultans and harems Len Lustgarten's mesmerising book is about much much more.