Transgender news anchor, Marvia makes history in Pakistan

Marvia Malik, makes history in pakstan, hosted her first programme on the Kohenoor  tv ,Her television debut went viral on Twitter and Facebook, and her hiring was praised by social media users as a positive development in the socially conservative country. Malik said she was moved to tears on hearing she’d got the job and that she hoped by as example she will improve the lives of other transgender Pakistanis.

News Bulletin

On the 23 March Marvia Malik delivered her first  bulletin , becoming the country’s first openly trans presenter,  kohe nor,,KN  has made history by hiring its first transgender news anchor. TV channel has put the country’s first transgender news anchor on the air, a watershed cultural moment for the marginalized community in the deeply conservative South Asia. Malik, a former model who appeared on the Kohenoor  tv for the first time,told  she has received ‘unprecedented love and support’ “I want to do something for my community that I feel is way behind,” Malik said. “I want to strengthen my people. Everywhere we go, But there’s nothing we can’t do; we’re educated, have degrees, but no opportunities, no encouragement. This is what I want to change.”This is not the first time Malik has made history,  she was also the first trans model for Pakistan Fashion Design Council fashion week in Lahor.Malik, a trainee anchor at Lahore-based channel Kohenoor News, is pleased with the attention that she’s received.

Education

Malik got graduate of journalism from Punjab University, marvia applied for the position since she wanted to prove that people from the transgender community “are capable of any job, and can do anything they want

Senet bill

According to Pakistan’s most recent census in 2017, which recorded the country’s transgender population for the first time, there are close to 10,000 individuals who identify as transgender across the country of almost 200 million. Earlier this month the  Senet passed a bill to protect the rights of the country’s transgender community.This is not the first time Malik has made history,  she was also the first trans model for Pakistan Fashion Design Council fashion week in Lahore

 

 

 

 

 

 

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