Education centre for transgenders set up

Feb 20, 2024

LAHORE: Inspector General (IG) Punjab Dr Usman Anwar Monday visited Tahaffuz Darsgah constructed for education of transgenders in Jalo area. DIG Usman Akram, SSP Operations Ali Raza and SDPO Gulberg ASP Syeda Shehrbano were present. ASP Syeda Shehrbano gave a briefing to the IG on the Tahaffuz Darsgah project. Inspector General Punjab Dr Usman Anwar said that the establishment of Tahaffuz Darsgah has been implemented in collaboration with the Punjab police and the British organisation UK Curriculum and Accreditation Body. Tahaffuz Darsgah is a first-of-its-kind state-of-the-art centre in South Asia for quality education and vocational training of transgender children.

Inspector General Punjab Dr Usman Anwar said Tahaffuz Darsgah will fulfill the educational needs of transgender children. Accommodation will also be provided to children who are rejected by their families for being transgenders in the Tahaffuz Darsgah. He said Tahaffuz Darsgah is a secure roof for homeless transgender children. Transgender children will be provided with the safest environment, love and opportunities to live a better life in the centre. ASP Shehrbano said that the first phase of the Tahaffuz Darsgah education project will be completed and become operational soon.

(The News)