Sunday, April 14, 2024

Topic: Transgender

Jharkhand: Transgender persons included in OBC list

Transgender persons in Jharkhand have been included in the Other Backward Classes category to ensure that they can avail reservation in government jobs, the state Cabinet said on Wednesday.

Provide reservations for transgender persons in local body polls, Madras HC directs Tamil Nadu govt

Madras High Court on Wednesday directed the Tamil Nadu government to provide reservations to transgender persons in the local body polls as an initial measure aimed at bringing them into mainstream society.

Trans student’s year long fight wins as she gets hostel room in Panjab university

Panjab University (PU) will provide free of cost accommodation to a transwoman student at the working women’s hostel, dean students’ welfare (DSW) Jagtar Singh informed to chairman of transgender welfare board-cum-additional deputy commisioner, UT administration.

Why do crimes against trans persons go by undocumented in India?

Low crime rate reports for transgender community due to lack of documentation of transgender persons in paper, leads to distorted crime records against the community.

“Finally some inclusiveness… ” Panjab University trans student gets hostel room after 9 months of protests

Yashika, a transgender student had been fighting a battle for the last nine months just to get a hostel room in her university.

Bring back NCERT teacher manual for trans students, demand raises

In October, National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) came out with a teacher-training manual titled "Inclusion of Transgender Children in School Education: Concerns and Roadmaps."