CM KP Orders Separate Hospital Rooms for Transgenders

In a significant step towards inclusivity and accessibility to healthcare, Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province has announced plans to reserve separate facilities for the transgender community in district headquarters hospitals.

The directive came after a meeting between Governor Haji Ghulam Ali and Chief Minister Ali Amin Gandapur on Sunday evening in the presence of Mayor Peshawar Haji Zubair Ali.

In the meeting, Governor Haji Ghulam Ali and KP CM Gandapur discussed various issues faced by the transgender community in the province, resulting in several decisions being taken.

CM Ali Amin Gandapur directed the health department to provide a separate room for transgender persons to ensure that they get adequate treatment facilities at the district headquarters hospitals
Additionally, the Prime Minister agreed to allocate land for setting up a separate cemetery for the transgender community.

As KP continues to prioritize the welfare and rights of transgender people, this progressive initiative serves as a beacon of hope for marginalized communities across Pakistan. It sends a strong message of acceptance, respect and equality and reiterates KP’s commitment to building a more inclusive society where every individual is valued and treated with dignity and compassion.

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