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The Delhi Commission for Women has planned to start a transgender cell within the commission to look into complaints of abuse as well as to reach out to the community. The cell will be headed by a person from the same community. The cell will enable us to focus on issues faced by transgenders and providing members greater support and safety
How Is It Benefiting The Community?
The transgender cell will also focus on running programmes to reach out to the community to create awareness about their rights. Transgender people have raised a number of concerns including sexual abuse, discrimination at the workplace as well as problems in finding accommodation in the city. There are a large number of issues, including violence and discrimination of basic rights such as healthcare and employment, which is affecting the community and would be addressed by the cell.
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