They are neither accepted not respected in Pakistan. That is what makes Pakistani transgender community’s struggle for survival extremely difficult. They have this realisation and are thus trying to do more than merely remaining stuck to the stereotypical professions of dance and singing. On their own or with the support from civil society, many members of Pakistani transgender community are learning the basic skills such as tailoring and beautician, but harassment and disrespect at work places is their main challenge. Know more about the issue in this Saga video by Maimoona Malik.

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Pakistani transgenders’ struggle for survival

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