Delhi Commission For Women To Have A Transgender Cell. It’s a Happy Women’s Day.

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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?

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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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