If, for example, the young lady has had surgery on her stomach, and the operation required an incision be made and then sewn up, and this was a very small procedure when she was giving birth – or after that by afew months, then are her family required to inform the one who has come to see her for marriage about this surgery, which has left a scar? And is this his legal right [to know] or not?
The questioner says she had an operation on her throat and the doctor advised her not to fast the month of Ramadhaan. So is she required to make an expiation or [just] make up [the missed fasts]?
And the Council studied the matter of changing a male to a female and a female to a male [gender change operation] and [in so doing] studied research papers already prepared in this field…
Is a hermaphrodite to be treated as a female, bearing in mind his affair has not yet become clear ? And are all the rulings which are applicable to a woman [likewise] applicable to him?