The study also found that nearly 25 per cent of transgender
people reported negative health care experiences in the last year.
Taimur Kamal Coordinator of Pakhtunkhwa Civil Society Network said many transgenders
still are denied healthcare because of their identity.
She claimed that the KP government had announced to allocate a separate ward for transgender
community in hospitals in order to save them from discrimination and stigma, but it is just a hollow claim.
Farzana complained that 1,200 members of the transgender
community were subjected to violence in the province since 2005, while 64 transgender
persons were killed in the last four years.
Pakistan's first public school for transgender
persons opens doors in Lodhran
Even parents are shy of accepting the transgender
as their children and that is the main reason a transgender
boy or girl as he or she thinks himself/herself goes distracted and joins the company of those like him.
Furthermore, the top judge stressed that the court wants to include the transgender
persons in the national database.
students must be treated on equal basis and in column of gender, their real status of "transgender
" may be mentioned at the time of admission," the letter says adding that during annual enrolment and retention campaign, "equal importance may be given for boys, girls, and transgender
in order to achieve 100pc enrolment and retention targets".
"These findings largely suggest that transgender
veterans do not have worse health than cisgender veterans," the authors write.
Directing that Justice (retd) Arif be made head of a special committee ensuring issuance of CNICs, Justice Nisar said, I had earlier asked that transgender
persons should not be asked for medical certificates as it is not part of NADRAs policy.
Whereas the transgender
persons suffer significant health disparities.4,5 Real or perceived stigma and discrimination within biomedicine and the health care provision in general may impact transgender
people's desire and ability to access appropriate care.
The anonymous online survey consisted of 120 individuals, aged 18-64 years: 100 transgender
men and 20 transgender