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Hijra

Bangla word for Third Gender people

Bangladesh transgender people to gain inheritance rights

Transgender people will soon be able to inherit property from their families, says Bangladesh’s law minister Anisul Huq

Members of the transgender community learn to read the Holy Quran inside the Dawatul Islam Tritio Linger Madrasa or the Islamic Seminary for the third gender, in Dhaka on 17 November 2020

Bangladesh opens first madrasa for transgender students

In 2019, the LGBT people were allowed to register to vote as a third gender, and their numbers will be counted in a census to be carried out next year across Bangladesh, the country of 168 million

Members of transgender community prepare to read the holy Koran inside the Dawatul Islam Tritio Linger Madrasa or the Islamic Seminary for the third gender, in Dhaka on 6 November 2020

Transgender to be included as separate gender in national census: BBS

Hijras will be included as a separate gender in the upcoming National Census to begin in January 2021

Participants of an online consultation meeting on ‘Inclusion of Hijra/Transgender community in National Census 2021’