Transgender Rights Bill Criminalises the Existence and Livelihoods of Transgender People
The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights Bill) 2016 poses threats to some of the basic rights of transgender people. Far from guaranteeing their protection, the bill gets the definition of a transgender person wrong, and ends up excluding a majority of the community. Individuals and groups came together to protest the bill at Parliament Street, Delhi on 17th December.
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