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Maharashtra to constitute transgender welfare board soon

in INDIA, 28/03/2013

Breaking the jinx of gender insensitivity in India, a formal recommendation for a dedicated board for the welfare of transgender community would be made to Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan soon. The Maharashtra government is also making efforts to educe a sensitisation programme for police, doctors and even teachers.

Reportedly, eminent activist Laxmi Tripathi including others have played notable role in conceiving the policy for the transgender community.
It is being said that apart from transgender people, sections of women community earlier neglected will be included in the new policy of the Maharashtra government.

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