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We Need Jobs Not Five Hundred Rupees From Government: Transgenders

Dec 20, 2018 06:19 PM IST India India

The transgender community in India has been agitating ever since the government in a surprise move on Monday passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill in the Lok Sabha. Many from the community have come forward through social as well as legacy media to speak against the sudden passing of the bill. According to many transpersons, instead of empowering the community, the 2016 Bill is set to further weaken their position in the country and reinforce the atrocities and prejudices against transpersons.