Justice for Sisters

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Justice for Sisters is a non-profit organization that works for rights for transgender people in Malaysia. Nisha Ayub started the organization. The organization tries to repeal Malaysia's transgender laws.[1]

In 2014, Justice for Sisters went to court against the Sharia law. The Court of Appeals agreed with the organization, and said the law was discriminatory and unconstitutional. In 2015, the Federal Court reversed the court of Appeals.[2]

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  1. "Nisha Ayub Among Recipients of 2016 U.S. International Women of Courage Award". U.S. Embassy in Malaysia. 30 March 2016.
  2. Human Rights Watch, 350 Fifth Avenue, 34th Floor, NY (10 August 2015). "Nisha Ayub, Malaysia". Human Rights Watch.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)