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Measuring Attitudes toward Hijras in Pakistan: Gender and Religiosity in Perspective

  title={Measuring Attitudes toward Hijras in Pakistan: Gender and Religiosity in Perspective},
  author={Humaira Jami and Anila Kamal},
  journal={Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research},
  • H. Jami, A. Kamal
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology
  • Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research
Hijras are marginalised and stigmatised sexual minority in Pakistan. Quite recently, hijras have attained third gender status at the State level in Pakistan. Main objectives of the present study were to develop a valid and reliable scale for measuring attitudes towards hijras of hijra community and then establishing role of gender and religiosity in these attitudes. Present research was accomplished in two studies. In Study 1, 32 items based Attitude towards Hijra Scale was developed by… 

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