About Careers Internship MedBlog Contact us
Medindia LOGIN REGISTER
Advertisement

Pak Transgenders Have Equal Rights as All Other Citizens: SC

by Krishna Bora on September 28, 2012 at 5:14 PM
Font : A-A+

 Pak Transgenders  Have Equal Rights as All Other Citizens: SC

Pakistan transgenders ca take a breath of relief as the Supreme Court of Pakistan speaks in their favour.

The Supreme Court of Pakistan, while hearing a case regarding transgender rights in the country, has said that transgenders have equal rights as all other citizens of the country, and that they should be given equal basic rights everyone else.

Advertisement

The Express Tribune quoted Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry as saying that transgenders should be given equal inheritance and job opportunity rights, amongst others.

The apex court directed that the decision should be sent to all chief secretaries and that the latter were to attend to the complaints of the transgender community.

Source: ANI
Advertisement

Advertisement
News A-Z
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
What's New on Medindia
Test Your Knowledge on Liver Transplantation
Organ Donation Week 2022 - 'Take the Pledge to Save Lives'
Test your Knowledge on Heart Transplantation
View all
News Archive
Date
Category
Advertisement
News Category

Medindia Newsletters Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!
Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Most Popular on Medindia

Blood Pressure Calculator Pregnancy Confirmation Calculator How to Reduce School Bag Weight - Simple Tips Drug Side Effects Calculator Accident and Trauma Care Turmeric Powder - Health Benefits, Uses & Side Effects Iron Intake Calculator Sinopril (2mg) (Lacidipine) Indian Medical Journals Sanatogen
This site uses cookies to deliver our services. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use