Maya Zamaan portrait

Maya Zamaan

Maya is a transgender activist living in Pakistan. Maya has been working for transgender rights since 2016 in various capacities and has witnessed from the legal recognition of the third gender “Trans Identity” to the passing of the historic “Transgender Protection Act 2018” bill in Pakistan. These moments have been a huge milestone for the transgender rights movement in the country. Maya is currently working on the sexual and reproductive health and rights, economical empowerment and political participation of her community. Maya’s vision is to see transgender persons in key decision-making positions and all walks of life without any discrimination and stigmatisation.