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Despite Legislative Acts, Basic  Healthcare Eludes the Transgender Community

Transgender health access has been widely neglected by governments and legislative bodies in India. While a bill is passed now and then to reaffirm action, the system has failed to tackle key issues that lead to the lack of healthcare utilization by transgender people. These issues have their roots in stigmatization and the resultant social and economic marginalization of the[Read More…]

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Why does the transgender community consider the Trans Persons Act, 2019 as the extermination of Gender Justice?

Why does the transgender community consider the Trans Persons Act, 2019 as the extermination of Gender Justice?

  © Reuters A trans individual’s fight for survival begins from their adolescence. Majority of them are relinquished by their families, denied formal schooling, and have severely confined access to employment opportunities. They are constrained into begging and sex work to make an earning. Additionally, there is a perennial verbal and sexual maltreatment in the community. Even quality medical care[Read More…]

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The Transgender Community During The Pandemic: Outcomes Of Lack Of Policy, Inclusion And Affirmative Action

The Transgender Community During The Pandemic: Outcomes Of Lack Of Policy, Inclusion And Affirmative Action

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused hardships among people, and even more so, for the most marginalised groups in the society. At a time when even the more privileged groups began scouring stores for food and medicines, one could realize the plight of the transgender community seeking rations and medicines only to face discrimination and harassment. As always, shopkeepers sent them[Read More…]

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COVID-19: Transgender Community Demands Special Package

COVID-19: Transgender Community Demands Special Package

  About 2,000 + members from transgender community and few allies across India wrote to the Union Home, Finance & Social Justice Ministries seeking Special Package for Covid Lockdown. Demanding subsistence allowance, rationkits, health support & protection from eviction. Assert rights as per NALSA. Letter welcomes NISD support but points out that interim relief of Rs. 1,500 / – covered[Read More…]

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Massive Protest Demanding Rejection Of Transgender Bill

Massive Protest Demanding Rejection Of Transgender Bill

They came in large numbers from all over the country to protest against attempt to criminalise the issues of Transgender Communities under the The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 which actually rather than helping them, criminalises them and prone to their exploitation at all level. Transgendered have suffered isolation, discrimination and prejudices and therefore we can describe them[Read More…]

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