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Pakistan launches transgender harassment hotline

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Pakistan launches hotline for transgender people to protect them from discrimination. Calls will be directed to top police officers and the Ministry of Human Rights. Trans people say they are often beaten, harangued or publicly arrested by the police. There are about 10,000 trans people living in Pakistan.
2 months ago·Islamabad, Pakistan

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Pakistan launches anti-harassment hotline for trans people

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan on Friday launched a hotline for transgender people in an effort to protect them from discrimination and harassment, a senior government official said. Trans people in Pakistan are considered outcasts by many, especially in conservative areas in the country, where they are often sexually abused, assaulted and even murdered.

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Pakistan launches anti-harassment hotline for trans people

Pakistan has launched a special hotline for transgender people in an effort to protect their rights and save them from discrimination and harassment

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Pakistan launches anti-harassment hotline for trans people

Pakistan has launched a special hotline for transgender people in an effort to protect their rights and save them from discrimination and harassment

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Pakistan launches transgender harassment hotline

The move comes as the government faces opposition from conservative clerics to an amendment allowing people to choose their own gender.

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Pakistan launches anti-harassment hotline for trans people

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan on Friday launched a hotline for transgender people in an effort to protect them from discrimination and harassment…

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