Consultative workshop on social support mechanism for transgender persons
Statesman Report
PESHAWAR: With the aim to initiate policy advocacy for the development of a comprehensive Social Support Mechanism based on the rights of the transgender community, Dost Welfare Foundation organized one-day consultative workshop here on Wednesday. The workshop titled, ‘Social Support Mechanism for Transgender Persons in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’ was arranged in collaboration with stakeholders, said a statement issued on Wednesday. The statement added that the objective was to sensitize the stakeholders on the prevalent issues of transgender persons in the province. Representatives of GOs, NGOs, academia, media, trans-community and legal fraternity were present on the occasion. Aysha Banu, MPA, while addressing the participants briefed about the priorities of the present government and steps taken for the transgender community. She appreciated DOST for organizing the event and assured support for the transgender community during difficult times in COVID-19 Pandemic.