Ensure transgender people’s rights in Bangladesh

Bangaldesh transgender

Speakers at a view exchange meeting in Bangladesh on 27 April 2012 stressed the need for ensuring fundamental rights especially the health, social and legal rights of the transgender people for uplifting their living and livelihood condition. They said the society, as a whole, should come forward with a positive attitude toward the extreme socially excluded […]

Supreme Court Ruling Gives Pakistan’s Beleaguered Transgender Community New Hope

After decades of neglect and persecution, Pakistan’s transgender minority has been offered new hope following a court decision to give the long-oppressed community the right to vote, Radio Free Europe reports. Pakistan’s Supreme Court issued a ruling on November 14 ordering the country’s election commission to collect data from the transgender community and register them […]

East meets West

Pav

It was appropriate to include a Muslim perspective in this week’s 4thought.tv series which is asking the question ‘is it wrong to change gender?’  Shame though that last night’s speaker, Pav Akhtar, is not Trans himself, like the other people in the series. Pav is a courageous man – he and Lord Ali are reputed […]