Lahore opens its first transgender school providing free education

Updated: Dec 8 2022 4:20PM

Lahore, Dec 8 (PTI) Pakistan's Punjab government has opened the first transgender public school here in the provincial capital in its bid to empower more trans persons in society.

Earlier, Pakistan's Punjab government had set up three transgender schools in the province -- Multan, Bahawalpur, and D.G Khan -- to educate and teach skills to trans persons.

These institutes provide free education from primary to higher secondary classes while imparting skill training that includes stitching, cooking, and beauty make-up.