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Police arrest suspect for attack on members of the transgender community in Karak

The suspect was nominated in another murder case

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January 30, 2019


One transgender person killed, two injured in attack in KP’s Karak

Assailants opened fire on their car

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January 30, 2019


Armed assailants beat up two transgender people in Karachi

Transgender community calls for arrest of culprits

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December 30, 2018


Islamabad police issue driving licence to a transgender person for the first time

Problems of the transgender community to be solved on priority basis, says IG

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November 26, 2018


500 transgender people have been killed in Pakistan since 2015, SC told

The court will offer jobs to two transgender people

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September 12, 2018


Transgender community says faced pushback in the general election

Pakistan’s transgender community faced pushback in the country’s general election on Wednesday as five transgender candidates failed to win office and transgender observers and voters were blocked from polling stations, campaigners said. The transgender community had hoped the July 25 ballot would be a step towards greater acceptance after 13 transgender candidates filed papers to…

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July 27, 2018


Men kill transgender person for resisting harassment

Transgender persons are often targeted and denied their rights in Pakistan’s deeply patriarchal society

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July 20, 2018


University introduces free education programme for transgender community

ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has inaugurated a programme to deliver free education to transgenders, reported APP. The varsity’s vice-chancellor (VC), Prof Dr Shahid Siddiqui, while talking to private news channel said, “We have decided to launch a programme for the transgender people. Through this programme, we hope to return their long-lost self-respect and…

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October 4, 2017


Hamza Ali Abbasi speaks for rights of transgender community

Actor Hamza Ali Abbasi on Wednesday spoke for the rights of most marginalized section of society – transgenders. This was a much-needed move, especially after the video of a transgender being beaten up violently was released. In the video posted on Facebook, Abbasi praised the Khawaja Sirah support program initiated by Akhuwat foundation. He said…

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November 23, 2016


After being diagnosed with HIV, transgender person forced to live on Peshawar street

PESHAWAR: A transgender person, who was diagnosed with HIV positive in Lady Reading Hospital, is forced to live on a street in Peshawar. According to Trans Action Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the LRH referred the patient to Hayatabad Medical Complex after she was diagnosed with the disease. However, it said that the patient was not provided any…

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September 18, 2016


KP forms committee to oversee issues of transgender community

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak has constituted a nine-member committee to oversee issues of transgender community in the province. According to a notification issued earlier this month, Special Assistant to CM on Information Mushtaq Ghani would lead the committee, which also included president of KP’s Transgender Association Farzana. The move comes a month…

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June 16, 2016