November 27, 2019 2:03 am
The Bill, which was cleared by the Lok Sabha on August 5, seeks to provide a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders.
November 26, 2019 7:09 pm
The transgender bill prohibits discrimination against a transgender person on grounds including denial, discontinuation or unfair treatment in educational establishments, services, employment, healthcare.
November 27, 2019 8:40 am
Parliament Winter Session 2019, Constitution Day 2019: The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019, seeks to provide a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders
August 05, 2019 8:19 pm
The Bill 2019 was passed by a voice vote amid noisy protests by some opposition parties over Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury not being allowed to speak on his adjournment notice.
July 19, 2019 7:23 pm
The Bill which provides a mechanism for their social, economic and educational empowerment, was introduced by Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot in the House.
July 11, 2019 2:18 am
It prohibits any person or establishment from discriminating against a transgender person in any way.
December 29, 2018 10:17 pm
The Transgender Persons Bill passed recently in the Lok Sabha has sparked outrage among the transgender community. The protest organised by the South Indian Transgender Federation saw hundreds of people from the transgender community across the country speaking one language. “My body, my right”.
January 11, 2019 12:14 pm
Vicky Shinde, a transgender activist and founder of Shivshakti Foundation, said people tend to think of transgenders as sex workers, bar dancers or beggars.
December 27, 2018 12:14 am
The hastily passed Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill does not ensure privacy, dignity and livelihood to the embattled group.
December 19, 2018 1:08 am
In the Lok Sabha, the Bill was passed with 27 amendments introduced by the government. All the amendments moved by Opposition members were rejected.