KARACHI: Sara Gul became the first transgender doctor from Pakistan after passing her MBBS exams from Karachi’s Jinnah Medical and Dental College, ARY News reported Wednesday.
In a first, a transgender person, Sara Gul, has successfully passed her MBBS exams to become the first trans doctor.
Gul has received her medical education from Karachi’s Jinnah Medical and Dental College which is affiliated with the University of Karachi.
Sara Gul told the media that she is proud to be the first transgender doctor from Pakistan and she will dedicate her services to the welfare of the transgender community.
Transgender people are making their way in all walks of life after increasing chances of employment in different government sectors in Pakistan.
As the first transgender news anchor in Pakistan, Marvia Malik | Has expressed to be proud for being in the front of changing attitudes in her country.
The news of her first appearance on the local channel Kohenoor TV in March 2018 went viral on social media and came just days after she became the first transgender model on the catwalk at the annual fashion show at Pakistan Fashion Design Council.
In the same year, Pakistan’s first transgender school was opened in Lahore to provide education and vocational training to Pakistan’s transgender community.
With a full 12-year academic education from primary to matriculation, the institute was named “The Gender Guardian”. Later, it will also expand to college-level education.
The Transgender Church School was launched at an event at the Alhamra Open Air Theater, Gaddafi Stadium. The school has no age limit and is located on the main DHA, while classes at the institution began in April 2018.
The school was established to provide technical education classes such as fashion designing, grooming courses (beautician and hairstylist), graphic design, mobile and computer repair and the likes.
In 2021, Nisha Rao was praised across Pakistan for being the first transgender student to get enrolled in MPhil program to study law in the University of Karachi.
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