Members of the transgender network in Karnataka met Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, who’s on a footmarch from Kanyakumari to Kashmir, and shared their tales with him, even as highlighting the want for producing employment for them.
Members of the transgender network in Karnataka met Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who’s on a footmarch from Kanyakumari to Kashmir, and shared their testimonies with him, while highlighting the want for producing employment for them.
In a communique with Gandhi whilst walking for the ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra,, Riana Rajo, a transgender woman said, “The government doed now not understand what aa transgender network is. Transgenders were struggling lots and they had been pushed to intercourse work for survival. The authorities wishes to offer us with paintings possibilities and create employment for us. Otherwise, the suffering is going to maintain for generations”
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Another woman said, “I became thrown out of my faculty in the 10th wellknown after I complained about a sexual harassment by means of my seniors. The control advised me to trade my taking walks fashion and behavior. I was later eliminated from the faculty and for living, I needed to beg or choose sex paintings. (Sic)”
The people additionally spoke to Gandhi approximately the need for a brand new transgender policy at countrywide degree so one can provide them task possibilities primarily based on their education. Gandhi told them that the ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and its parent outfit, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) have usually been in opposition to the transgender network. The Congress chief additionally agreed that there is a want to deliver equality amongst all of the sections of society.