Human rights lawyers urge the government to reconsider its decision to retain the punishment.
The sentence will be carried out at the Kajang Women’s Prison in Selangor.
She says Cabinet feels caning gives bad impression of Islam and humiliates offenders.
The anti-graft body says the current jail sentence is not a good deterrent.
Dewan Ulama chief Mahfodz Mohamed says the caning of two women led to many learning 'the beauty of Islam'.
Seri Serdang assemblyman Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud says 'tazir' punishments, meted out at the discretion of shariah judges should suit the times.
PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang seems to imply that it is all right to cane under Islamic law as it is 'gentler' without taking into consideration the trauma caused.
The coalition's chairman Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah says they respected and would abide by existing state laws.
Many PAS clerics still have a warped mentality of the feudal age where harsh punishment was the only means to deter people from committing personal sins.
Terengganu exco member Mohd Nor Hamzah says state government can't interfere in shariah court affair to stop caning.
For a society that claims Asian values are far superior to Western values, criminalising consensual sexual acts among the LGBT community is unacceptable.
The duo should seek damages for the punishment they suffered. The public shaming aspect of the punishment in Terengganu is especially alarming.
Caning is a cruel and degrading form of punishment that strips an individual of dignity and self-respect, says George Varughese.
The PKR leader says the caning episode shows a 'skewed and narrow interpretation of religious laws'.
Ahmad Shamsuri Mokhtar says the public will be able to accept the punishment if they view it objectively, not emotionally.
Pahang Islamic Religious Department says execution of the sentence needs thorough study.
The social activist joins other rights groups in condemning the punishment meted out on two women, saying they will now live with a lifetime of emotional scarring.
The two women were caned six times each at the Terengganu Shariah High Court today.
However, the whipping which is carried out with a light cane is meant to bring about a feeling of repentance, not inflict pain, they say.
The punishment has been pushed to Sept 3 due to 'technical reasons'.
The human rights body says laws that impose such punishments must be repealed and the sentence should be reviewed.
High Court sentences man, on appeal, to 40 years in jail on two charges of sodomising and raping his teenage daughter, and fixes another day for mention of the remaining 621 convictions.
He added the canings will be carried out inside prisons and members of the public and media will be allowed to witness but not record images or videos of the punishment.
He was slapped with five charges for rape, unnatural sex, molestation and gang robbery at a cyber cafe in Puchong last year.