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Zeeshan Haider

Debt drives kidney harvesting in Pakistan's citrus orchards

Sep 11 2017

KOT MOMIN, Pakistan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The decision to sell her kidney was easy for Ismat Bibi, a housewife in Pakistan's Punjab province.

Pakistan issues landmark transgender passport; fight for rights goes on

Jun 28 2017

ISLAMABAD (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pakistan's marginalized transgender community on Wednesday welcomed the government's decision to issue its first passport with a transgender category as an important milestone in the struggle against discrimination.

Pakistan issues landmark transgender passport; fight for rights goes on

Jun 28 2017

ISLAMABAD (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pakistan's marginalized transgender community on Wednesday welcomed the government's decision to issue its first passport with a transgender category as an important milestone in the struggle against discrimination.

Pakistani transgender woman shot for refusing sex with attackers: police

Jun 15 2016

ISLAMABAD (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A transgender woman in Pakistan was shot for refusing to have sex with attackers who broke into her home, in the latest in a series of assaults on trans people, police said.

Pakistan to issue biometric passports to curb human trafficking to Europe, Gulf

May 19 2016

ISLAMABAD (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pakistan plans to issue biometric passports from next year to halt the thousands of people who are being trafficked overseas, largely to European and Gulf nations, officials said.

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