In previous one and a half year, VISION’s work and its team has helped the policy makers at local level to understand the issues of female transgender populations to formulate a female transgender population sensitive and friendly policy. The Punjab Social Protection Authority (PSPA) has already put together a comprehensive policy document in consultation with VISION and other civil society organizations. It will soon be implementing this policy through its different mechanisms. The other four provinces i.e. Sindh, Baluchistan, Khyber Pakhtoon Kha and Gilgit Baltistan may replicate the same policy.
Upon the request of National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR), VISION developed a protocol/manual for sensitizing the police personnel of Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) as a pilot for replication purposes along with conducting training sessions based upon the manual for police stations that are monitoring neighborhoods with high concentration of female transgender populations.
In the Islamabad trainings, a total of 135 police personnel from 21 police stations of ICTP were trained in May 2019.