Rights and Status of Illegitimate Child, with Reference to Islam and Pakistan

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Content Title Page Abstract……………………………………………………………..1 Chapter one: Introduction………………………………………....2 Chapter two: Position of Illegitimate child in different views…...3 Chapter three: Defense for the Rights of Illegitimate Child…….5 Chapter four: Conclusion……………………………………….…7 Methodology……………………………………………………..….8 Bibliogrophy…………………………………………………...……9 Abstract According to section 338 and 338 B of Pakistan’s penal code, induced abortion (Isqat-Hamal and Isqat-e-Jnain) is strongly prohibited by the law, except in the case where mother’s life is in danger [1]. So, with the implications of the law there is a condition to give birth to every…show more content…
There are also matters concerning about his custody, his expenses of maintenance, and matter of his good nourishment, giving good education etc. There are some kinds of understandings in the society that an illegitimate person cannot become Imam of muslims or cannot become a qazi or judge in the society due to his rebellious nature until he prove his self very virtuous personality among the muslims. As Nasir Makrim Shirazi writes in his book ‘Philosophy of Islamic law’. “According to the law of inheritance, like the other physical effects, inner qualities and thinking of the mother and father is also transferred to the children in the same way the special traits of the parents are transferred to the children like the color of eyes, hairs etc. In reality inheritance is the base for person’s future and makes the personality of an individual and prepares the ground for them for their good or bad fortune. From these points we can derive the following results Illegitimate children inherit bad manners, breaking of laws and sins from their parents. For them the ground for sins and crime is more feasible. Their polluted soul, like sparks beneath the ash become fire and burn their good fortune. As for the question about social posts for illegitimate persons, it is a logical precaution for the protection of social good on the basis of whatever is said above about their psychological state. Islam

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