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Transgender community was neglected during floods

They were equally affected by torrential rains and floods last year but none of the organization helped them

Data of the transgender community should be collected and given special attention in emergency situations – Dialogue held on rights of transgender community

From Correspondent

Nawabshah, Sindh

None of the organizations helped the transgender community during torrential rains and floods in 2022, which had badly affected them like other millions of people in Sindh.

The representatives of transgender community stated during a dialogue on the rights of transgender community held here on Wednesday.

NDF Pakistan in collaboration with Peace and Justice Network held the District Dialogue on the rights of transgender community.

The representatives of the transgender community suggested that the data of their community should be collected and given special attention in emergency situations.

Nawabshah-Transgender-Dialogue-Sindh-Courier-1On this occasion Abid Lashari, Transgender Asif Ali, Additional Director Social Welfare Sabir Qureshi, Deputy Director Population Welfare Department Riaz Hussain Shar, Deputy Director Pakistan Bait Al-Mal Shehzado Jiskani, Focal Person Human Rights Department Mazhar Mallah and others said that members of transgender community are poor class and are deprived of basic rights.

They said that the transgender are human beings, and they have the same rights to enjoy at equal basis. “We should provide an enabling environment so that they can participate in all spheres of life,” they urged.



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