18 transgender attend class on first day at school

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Our Correspondent
Multan

Transgender people across Multan took their first class at a school in Gulgasht area on Thursday, July 8.

It was inaugurated by the Punjab government and is located in the Government Girls Comprehensive Higher Secondary School. The school was established under a pilot project, Transeducation.

In the first phase, 18 students have been registered, according to South Punjab Education Secretary Dr Ehtesham Anwar.

The classes will be held from 4pm to 6pm. Students have been divided into four groups: primary, elementary, secondary and higher secondary.

The government has provided pick and drop service, uniforms and course books to students as well.

‘In the next phase, we will introduce a vocational training programme for them which will include hairdressing, makeup, tailoring and cooking courses,’ Anwar said.

 

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