Rani Khan

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  • Transgender activist
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Rani Khan is a transgender activist from Pakistan and teacher of the Quran at Pakistan's first trans-only madrasa (Islamic religious school),[1][2] Al Fatima tuz Zahra.[3]

According to Khan, it is the first madrasa for trans people in the world;[4] it is the first such initiative in Pakistan, although Pakistan has funded state schools for trans people in Lahore.[5]

Prior to teaching, Khan was a dancer,[4][6][7] and also works as a shopkeeper.[8]


  1. "Pakistan's first transgender-only madrasa breaks barriers". Al Jazeera. Reuters. 22 March 2021.
  2. Raza-Sheikh, Zoya (22 March 2021). "Pakistan's first transgender Islamic school has opened in Islamabad". Gay Times.
  3. "Economic empowerment essential to bring transgender community into mainstream: Rani Khan". www.geo.tv. APP. 7 April 2022.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Pakistan's first-ever madrassa for transgender students". dw.com. 12 August 2022.
  5. Nast, Condé (22 March 2021). "This Trans Woman Opened Pakistan's First Islamic School for Trans Students". Them.
  6. BBC News Urdu (2021). "Rani Khan: How a transgender quit dancing and founded Madrassa.
  7. "Rani Khan: From Dancer to Preacher". Voicepk.net. 24 December 2020.
  8. "Economic empowerment must to bring transgender community in mainstream: Rani Khan". The Nation. 11 April 2022.

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