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Transgenders demand rights

in INDIA, 06/10/2012

“We demand our rights. We deserve to be treated equally. The society needs to understand how much we struggle for existence. The problems that we face are 100 times harder than the problems face by women. Bad treatment minted to us by teachers, doctors, policemen really hurt us. And most of the people make fun of us too.”

The sensitization workshop was held under “Project Pehchan: Strengthening MSM, Hijara and Transgender Community Systems in India,” a Solidarity and Action Against The HIV Infection in India (SAATHII) project in partnership with India HIV/AIDS Alliance ‘Pehchan’ Consortium and funded by the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Round 9).

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