Transgender fear inclusion in NRC

The transgender community, unable to have access to documents and residence proof, fear the worst Swalpi Bajpai The contentious NRC bill lacks inclusivity of the transgender community putting them at risk of being stateless. They are often disowned by their family, leaving them with no access to important documents like identification and residence proof. Sophie […]

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Shelter homes only on paper, transgenders live on streets

Despite government’s promise of shelter homes, transgenders continue to risk their lives living on streets. Aarthi N Transgenders who were promised shelter homes by BBMP in 2019 are still waiting for them. The result: They continue to live on the streets. Swetha, a transgender in Shivajinagar, informed The Observer:  “Shelter homes will be helpful for […]

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