Pandemic impact on a loop?
By Pradosh Dash
What has changed for the transgender women in Odisha since the COVID-19 pandemic led to the crippling lockdowns of 2020? Pradosh Dash spoke to S. Lipsa Rao, a transgender community...
By Debjyoti Ghosh, Jia Mata, Pawan Dhall
Excerpts from the report of a recent webinar on transgender rights in South Asia organized by Partners for Law in Development and Varta Trust
By Brindaalakshmi K.
‘Gendering of Development Data in India: Beyond the Binary’ – study reveals how structural gaps keep out transgender persons from the social welfare net, not just poor data collection
By Dr. Nandini Ghosh
Dr. Nandini Ghosh on the recent government move to dilute the offences and penal provisions in the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 and the...
By Santa Khurai
Santa Khurai proposes continued online education for trans students who may be unable to attend school or college even when the lockdown is lifted
By Shampa Sengupta
Shampa Sengupta explains why criminalizing instant triple 'talaq' will not protect Muslim women’s rights
By Sampoorna India, Kaushik Gupta
In a stunning reversal, the Government of India has ignored all civil society inputs and plans to table a much criticized version of a Bill on transgender and intersex rights...
By Pompi Banerjee, Siddhartha Sankar
Sex work or prostitution – what’s the difference? Decriminalization or legalization of sex work – same thing, right? Human trafficking and sex work (or prostitution) – is it at all...
By Shampa Sengupta
Shampa Sengupta, founder of Sruti Disability Rights Centre, argues that the sexual needs of persons with psychosocial disabilities must be addressed, and that there can be no one-size-fits-all approach to...
By Disability rights organizations in India
Excerpts from a letter sent to the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment by the National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled Delhi, March 25, 2017: The National Platform for...
By Diksha Sanyal, Shubhrajit Roy
Diksha Sanyal makes a strong case for judicial intervention to ensure health facilities honour apex court verdict on transgender rights An occurrence in the Chinsurah District Hospital in West Bengal on January...
By Debjyoti Ghosh
Debjyoti Ghosh on the World Health Organisation’s plans to delist transgender identity as a mental disorder