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FUUAST holds dialogue on Transgender Act at Abdul Haq Campus

KARACHI: The Urdu Department of Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST) Abdul Haq Campus, organized a dialogue on Transgender Act, with President of Urdu Department Dr. Yasmin Sultana in chair, on Wednesday (19th October, 2022).

Representative of Transgender Committee Ms. Shahzadi Rai was chief guest on the occasion.

Dr. Maulvi Mahmood Hasan of Madarasa Zahra Academy, Professor Maria Nazar of Muhammad Ali Jinnah University, Syeda Sahar Shah Rizvi Social Media Artist, President of Department of International Relations Dr. Asghar Dashti, President of Department of Sindhi Dr. Seema Abro and other teachers from different departments shared their views on the occasion. Dr. Yasmeen Sultana moderated the event and raised various questions regarding Transgender Act.

Dr. Mehmood Hasan discussed the history of the word transgender and shared his opinion on this Act.

Syeda Sahar Shah Rizvi raised her voice against atrocities on transgenders and expressed the opinions of different people.

Transgender Committee Representative Shahzadi Rai, explaining the interpretation of the Act, strongly supported it and emphasized the need to remove the misconceptions spread in this regard.

Maulana Azhar Hussain Zaidi shed light on some negative aspects of this Act.

Dr. Asghar Dashti said that transgenders are facing problems, but only through these dialogues, and discussions, a solution will be found.

The students also asked many questions and actively participated in the dialogue.

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