The primary-ever madrassah (seminary) established solely for the transgender neighborhood in Islamabad has began enrolling college students from all ages group.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Islamabad, Hamza Shafqaat inaugurated the madrassah on Wednesday.
“To this point, 25 transgender folks have been enrolled within the seminary arrange in Mehrabadi, within the outskirts of Islamabad,” confirmed Shafqaat, who has taken a particular curiosity in offering the much-needed facility to the neighborhood.
The seminary additionally serves as a rehabilitation heart for this uncared for phase of the society and can present the transgender folks shelter, meals, abilities, primary schooling, and non secular teachings.
“The whole plan is to convey the transgender [people] into the mainstream by disengaging them from anti-social actions. Extra initiatives are on the playing cards to make sure their social acceptance,” the DC Islamabad acknowledged.
He defined that the aim of the institution is to empower trans folks with abilities and schooling to assist them avail extra employment alternatives.
The DC mentioned that he’s in touch with the leaders of the neighborhood, and plans to develop extra of such locations in different areas are additionally within the pipeline.
“We wish to finish this discrimination as even the Almighty doesn’t discriminate amongst folks. Islam treats everybody as a human being, so transgender [people] must also be handled equally,” Hamza remarked.
He additionally expressed his intent to supply them with job alternatives in varied departments of the federal government upon the completion of their primary schooling.