Murad Raas announces to open schools for transgender students in Punjab

Punjab’s Schools Minister Murad Raas announced Tuesday to open a school for transgender students in Multan. Further, there is a plan to open more schools for transgender people in other parts of Punjab. Previously, we had ignored a whole community and never thought they would receive education or employment,” Murad Raas said. Adding that they made the decision after meeting with transgender community representatives.

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Murad Raas said they intend to introduce more transgender students to regular schools through a gradual process. The transgender community in Pakistan has risen to global prominence, despite having little access to resources.

Source: Ary News