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Gender bias: Transgender people face harassment in police lockup

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KARACHI: At the Saddar police station, officers pass mischievous looks. “Humaray station par madhuris aye hain [We have beautiful maidens at our station today],” smirked one of them, walking towards a shabby lockup. Inside, Rimmel and Moni, two transgender people, huddle close to each other, looking petrified. “I pray that tonight we sleep at our […]

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Transgenders should be part of family, get inheritance: CII

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ISLAMABAD: The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) has recommended that transgenders be made part of their families and given a share in inheritance. It also recommended the government ‘Khulaa’ be separated from ‘Tanseekh-e-Nikah’ (cancellation of marriage). It recommended to the government to amend the Family Law of 1961 and the Dissolution of Marriage Act, 1939, […]

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As elections draw closer, (Trans) gender equality is nowhere in sight

By: Rabia Ali KARACHI: The process of voter verification is in full swing in the city but one group – which had been led to believe that they would be standing in a separate line to put their thumb on ballot – is seething that this may not happen at all. The transgender people of […]

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