As election fever rises in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, tens of thousands of people are clamoring to get their voices heard, to get their candidates elected. However, a marginalised segment of society still remains on the outside, looking in. These are members of the transgender community who have not yet been issued national identity cards.
Transgenders will have to learn different skills to be able to earn a respectable livelihood, said Sanam Fakir while speaking at the inauguration of a computer training centre at her house on Thursday.
Karachi, the city of lights is known to accommodate everyone regardless of their caste, colour or creed. It camouflages all that is not appealing to the eye and shelters many that seek refuge in its arms. From the hubbub of the day to the mysterious calm of the night, the city truly never sleeps and neither do its residents. The day and night life in the city is in stark contrast to each other, with day being the centre of business activity and night a witness to social crimes and taboos that are hushed-up for the supposed benefit of the society. >>>