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Empowering the ‘voiceless’: NA passes transgender rights’ bill

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Tuesday approved the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2018 aimed at ensuring rights of transgender persons. The Lower House also passed about a dozen bills including the one regarding transgender persons. Under the proposed law, transgender persons will be able to register to obtain driving licence and passport. They will have the option to get their gender changed in the National Database and Registration Authority’s record. Read: Making history: Transgender to…