Transgenders rights

End Discrimination Against Transgender Community

A transgender person is defined as one who identifies with a gender other than one assigned at the time of birth. Transgender people are the most visibly invisible minority. They face social discrimination which starts right from the family, and leads to school. It is heartening to know that the equal rights of transgender people are being recognised by the parliament, through a proposed legislation in the Senate of Pakistan. Pushed by Senator...

Transgender Legislation

In the shadows of grand game of snakes and ladder in the country, a small step has been taken by the legislature, which if successful, will be a giant leap towards the emancipation of transgender people in Pakistan. It comprises of a private member bill, for the protection and welfare of transgender people, submitted to the Human Rights Committee in the Senate of Pakistan. Carrying the stamp of approval of all the major political parties, the...