Employment has been denied to transgenders because of their identity. The problem that Sandhya experienced bears ample testimony to how educated transgenders too are denied jobs and fall prey to discrimination. There are exceptions and some are employed in mainstream jobs. However, discrimination and constant ostracism has led to their employment being short-lived.
The Karnataka State Women's Development Corporation, which recently introduced schemes for transgender women, is facing glitches in their implementation because most people of the community do not have valid identity and address proof. >>>