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One Billion Rising highlights transgender women in Philippines

Philippines LGBT rights group GANDA Filipinas joined women across the world for the One Billion Rising (OBR) in the largest gathering of mass action to stop violence against women and girls in history last week. Among the women present in the Southeast Asian country were a large number of transgender women.

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27th February 2013 02:55

Alessia Valenza

Transgender women around the world have been subject to violence and vulnerability as a group that often falls through the gaps of human rights protection. Read the full story.