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About Us

Forum for Dignity Initiatives is a research and advocacy forum working for sexual and gender minorities in Pakistan.


We are a rights-based organization that plays the role of an enabler—we strive for an equitable society for transgender people, sex workers, and girls and young women.



FDI Pakistan is a nonprofit, nonpolitical, non-partisan, nongovernmental, nonreligious civil society organization promoting the rights of identified marginalized groups.

what is fdi


what fdi does

     i. To create human rights education and leadership opportunities for girls, women, and transgender persons

     ii. To facilitate civil and political rights education for girls, women, and transgender persons

     iii. To facilitate policymakers and key institutions with evidence-based recommendations to improve health rights and services for girls, women, and transgender persons

     iv. To organize trainings for skill development to uplift the economic situation of girls, women and transgender persons

     v. To organize the campaign to sensitize communities to build an inclusive and sustainable society to end gender inequalities and reduce gender-based violence

     vi. To raise funds for the organization operations and to continue important work for vulnerable groups

     vii. To promote and publish and disseminate fdi’s work amongst the communities and key institutions 

FDI Does

We are committed and passionate people who are sensitized to the struggle of acquiring dignity for sexual and gender minorities in Pakistan.

FDI is young, a characteristic that invokes innovative and contemporary ideas. 

who is fdi

Who FDI Is

To work with key institutions and vulnerable communities to promote the culture of dignity for all without any stigma and discrimination.


To contribute with well-integrated solutions to elevate chronically marginalized groups to improve their access to opportunities of education, health, economic empowerment, political participation, and leadership.

We envision a future of safety, wellbeing, equality, empowerment, and without fear for girls, women, and transgender persons.

mission & vision


Striving for an inclusive and sustainable society.

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