For example it will not take into account the internal migration within the country.
As a result Sindh especially Karachi and Upper Punjab ( Lahore and Pindi division) will suffer.
Iqbal Hadi Zaidi / Kuwait / [email protected]@Ali Valid question, not just in Pakistan but in South Asia in general, the confidentiality of the identity and the sensitivity of the data is extremely important, Census shapes short term and the long term policies of any country, it has been 19 years coming..... We all know how this census came about and that it may not be perfect in counting everything that is significant.
Later, Pakistan became one of the first countries in the world to legally recognise a third sex.
They number at least half a million people in the country, according to several studies -- up to two million, say Trans Action.
"If I had stayed, I would be dead by now," she says. "Many people spoke out, saying that people like us also need to have our rights respected," says Sohana, who nevertheless despairs of ever being tolerated by her family.
But in Peshawar, the UN helped only displaced families. Trans Action now has 40,000 followers on its Facebook page, and local newspapers have become sympathetic in their coverage of hijras, reviving the debate on their status in Pakistan.
After the 18th amendment it is necessary to register the internal migrants as well.