Karnataka government gives nod to proposal to include Transgender in OBC category for the purpose of recruitment.

A notification was issued by the Director of the Karnataka State Police about the vacancies for 'men' and 'women' for filling up 2,467 posts. This notification included the specification about age, height, weight and other criteria only for “men and “women”. This was a clear violation of the fundamental rights of the third gender. On … Continue reading Karnataka government gives nod to proposal to include Transgender in OBC category for the purpose of recruitment.

Equal Protection of Transgenders against Sexual Offences: Plea in SC

The plea states that there are no provisions in the IPC to safeguard the Transgender community from sexual offences and discrimination. The Plea is quoted as follows "In-Spite of declaring transgender people to be a "Third Gender" by the Hon'ble High Court, there is no provision/section in the IPC which may protect the third gender … Continue reading Equal Protection of Transgenders against Sexual Offences: Plea in SC

Centre formedNational Council for Transgender Persons

Under Section 16 of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 the Central Government has formed a National Council for Transgender Person It will headed by the Union social justice minster and comprising representatives from 10 central departments, five states and members of the community. The main function of National council of Transgender person:advising the … Continue reading Centre formedNational Council for Transgender Persons