Transgenders Empowerment: How Businesses Can Support the Marginalized Community

Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2022     |     PP. 26-41      |     PDF (212 K)    |     Pub. Date: September 12, 2022
DOI: 10.54647/management63102    64 Downloads     63358 Views  


Abdullah Azzam, International School of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
Pamila Dembla, Department of Information Systems and Security, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, USA

The objective of this paper is to discuss the issues faced by the transgender community in Pakistan with a unique case study providing solutions to the problem. Two percent of the world’s population is transgender, and they face immense discrimination and violence. They are excluded from mainstream social, legal, and economic life resulting in a lack of education, skills, and hence employment opportunities. This experiment at Polo Closet presents a unique perspective on training and employing transgenders while providing them with a good workplace where they can thrive. This pilot at Polo Closet can be considered a model that can be adopted by businesses worldwide interested in providing opportunities to for transgender population for them to be accepted by society.

transgender, Non-Binary, Genderqueer, Minorities, Pakistan, employment, Empowerment, discrimination, South-Asia, healthcare, society issues, family problems, Covid problems, 

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Abdullah Azzam, Pamila Dembla, Transgenders Empowerment: How Businesses Can Support the Marginalized Community , SCIREA Journal of Management. Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2022 | PP. 26-41. 10.54647/management63102


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