Pakistan to include transgender people in new census

Pakistan is the sixth most populous country in the world with around 200 million people. For the first time in 20 years, a new census will include transgender people to give a more accurate picture of its population.

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    Pakistan is the sixth most populous country in the world with around 200 million people.

    For the first time in 20 years, a new census will include transgender people to give a more accurate picture of its population.

    Al Jazeera's Kamal Hyder reports from Islamabad.


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