Mardasa opens for third gender community

  • Many in the transgender community identify themselves as 'Hijra'. They hardly get access to education as there has been no school exclusively for transgender people in Bangladesh. Many transgender people attended the inauguration day at the Dawatul Quran Third Gender Madrasa in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar on Nov 6, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many in the transgender community identify themselves as 'Hijra'. They hardly get access to education as there has been no school exclusively for transgender people in Bangladesh. Many transgender people attended the inauguration day at the Dawatul Quran Third Gender Madrasa in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar on Nov 6, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Many in the transgender community identify themselves as 'Hijra'. They hardly get access to education as there has been no school exclusively for transgender people in Bangladesh. Many transgender people attended the inauguration day at the Dawatul Quran Third Gender Madrasa in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar on Nov 6, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many in the transgender community identify themselves as 'Hijra'. They hardly get access to education as there has been no school exclusively for transgender people in Bangladesh. Many transgender people attended the inauguration day at the Dawatul Quran Third Gender Madrasa in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar on Nov 6, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Many hijras attend the opening day at the Dawatul Quran Third Gender Madrasa in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar on Nov 6, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many hijras attend the opening day at the Dawatul Quran Third Gender Madrasa in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar on Nov 6, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Many hijras attend the opening day at the Dawatul Quran Third Gender Madrasa in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar on Nov 6, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many hijras attend the opening day at the Dawatul Quran Third Gender Madrasa in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar on Nov 6, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A transgender woman, also known as hijra, attends the opening day at the Dawatul Quran Third Gender Madrasa in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar on Nov 6, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A transgender woman, also known as hijra, attends the opening day at the Dawatul Quran Third Gender Madrasa in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar on Nov 6, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A man distributes the Quran among the transgender people, also known as hijra, at the opening day of Dawatul Quran Third Gender Madrasa in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar on Nov 6, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A man distributes the Quran among the transgender people, also known as hijra, at the opening day of Dawatul Quran Third Gender Madrasa in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar on Nov 6, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Many people of education-deprived hijra community attend classes to learn how to recite verses from the Quran at Dawatul Quran Third Gender Madrasa in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar on Nov 6, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many people of education-deprived hijra community attend classes to learn how to recite verses from the Quran at Dawatul Quran Third Gender Madrasa in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar on Nov 6, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Many people of education-deprived hijra community attend classes to learn how to recite verses from the Quran at Dawatul Quran Third Gender Madrasa in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar on Nov 6, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many people of education-deprived hijra community attend classes to learn how to recite verses from the Quran at Dawatul Quran Third Gender Madrasa in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar on Nov 6, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • 'Kulsum', a transgender woman, knew a bit about how to read the Quran. She correctly recited verses from the Quran at the inauguration of the Dawatul Quran Third Gender Madrasa in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar on Nov 6, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    'Kulsum', a transgender woman, knew a bit about how to read the Quran. She correctly recited verses from the Quran at the inauguration of the Dawatul Quran Third Gender Madrasa in Dhaka's Kamrangirchar on Nov 6, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi