Consultation on Transgender Political Participation- Post Nominations Situation, 11 June 2018

fdi has been an advocate for transgender inclusivity since its inception. A series of consultations were held with important stakeholders such as leaders of the transgender community and associated members of the Parliament in different cities across Pakistan. The consultations focused on trans-inclusive elections. A charter of demands was drafted and then presented to the relevant stakeholders to highlight the importance of including the transgender community in the election process. The draft is available in English as well as in Urdu to reach the masses. Hard copies were distributed among various political party members, media personnel, and activists. While soft copies are also available for the general public. The consultations were a success in highlighting the trans community’s concerns regarding the lack of representation in Pakistan’s political atmosphere.