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Pakistan: Police to allow transgender recruits

Pakistan: Police to allow transgender recruits

(Reuters) – Transgender people in Pakistan’s Sindh province will be able to serve as regular duty police officers, the police chief said, adding it was time to offer more opportunities to a group relegated to menial jobs in government. After years of sometimes brutal persecution, transgender Pakistanis gained recognition in 2009, when the Supreme Court […]

Pakistan: Trans Newsreader Aims To Change Attitudes

Pakistan: Trans Newsreader Aims To Change Attitudes

As the first transgender news anchor in Pakistan, Marvia Malik is proud to be at the forefront of changing attitudes in her country but she says there is a long way to go. The news of her first appearance on local channel Kohenoor TV on Saturday went viral on social media, and was just days […]