Survey, nearly 40 per cent of its 28,000 respondents reported attempting suicide -- nearly nine times the national average.
KP Government specially the health department is taking steps to address the challenges of transgender
Talking to The Nation, a transgender
rights activist Izna Shah said that it is true that the government had passed many laws regarding the protection of transgender
community, but these laws are yet to be implemented.
She said an FIR was registered only after transgender
persons staged a protest but the 'influential' attackers had yet to be arrested.
"Today's announcement allows schools to move forward with policies that support transgender
Zehrish Khan - an active member of GIA and a graduate in Project Management from the University of Management and Technology (UMT), Lahore - while talking to The Express Tribune, said that there is no option for the transgender
persons to earn their living except for begging and dancing in parties.
'We are much more than that and the government needed to take steps like allocating job quota, seats in colleges and universities etc for the transgender
community,' said Kashish.
She urged the police to register a case against the group and take action to ensure the protection of the transgender
"Our topmost priority is to ensure that transgender
persons get their rights, " Justice Nisar noted.
There is no room for gender-based discrimination against the transgender
children, the letter further says.
An estimated 0.5 percent of veterans in the sample self-identified as transgender
. The researchers found very few differences among veterans, although transgender
civilians had worse health than cisgender civilians across most indicators.
SC order for issuance of CNICs to transgender
persons was not limited to Punjab, he added.
The term "transgender
" refers to a spectrum of individuals who express gender in ways that deviate from the gender binary.
patients face many barriers to care, including a lack of necessary expertise among providers, but a large majority of those surveyed in a study in which they were asked whether they would want to go to a transgender-only clinic said they would not.