According to reports of Baaghi TV, Rules of Rights Act 2020 have been submitted to the Sindh High Court (SHC) following which the court disposed of the petition filed by Tariq Mansoor Advocate after approval of effective legislation for protection and rights of the transgender community.
Notification issued by the Ministry of Human Rights after the approval of the Federal Cabinet. Transgender community to get special protocol in each department. According to reports of Baaghi TV, a separate queue will be formed in all government offices, facilities will be provided to them for payment of Hajj and Umrah, helpless transgenders will be kept separately in Darulaman.
Under the rules, male police officers will not be able to arrest them. In case of arrest, separate lock-up and separate cell will be given. The rules state that the transgenders will be given free education opportunities in educational institutions and jobs in government institutions. The federal ombudsman will have a commissioner to oversee concerns related to the transgender community. Their sex has been declared as X category, X will be listed in the gender of eunuchs in the identity card. Votes will also be cast in a separate line and in a separate polling booth. There will be separate officers for transgenders in driving license and passport offices, respectively.
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