LAHORE: Pakistan’s first ever transgender school established to provide education and vocational training to Pakistan’s transgender community has opened yesterday in Lahore.
Offering full 12 years of academic education from primary to matriculation this institute is named “The Gender Guardian”. It will later expand to college-level education as well.
The school for the transgender community was launched at an event at the Alhamra Open Air Theatre, Gaddafi Stadium. The school has no age limit and is located on main DHA, while classes at the institution will begin today (April 16).
According to Asif Shahzad, the owner of the school, there are currently 30 people enrolled in the school.