Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicTransgender Rights

Topic: Transgender Rights

Gender-neutral toilets, Cisgender, Agender: What junked NCERT manual for teachers explained

NCERT manual was to sensitise teachers about transgender students but has since been removed after a rap from the NCPCR, the national child rights body.  

Swachh Bharat’s first transgender toilets in MP is a giant leap: IAS officer

For decades, policy-making in India has treated transgenders as invisible while allocating funds for creation of public facilities. But inclusivity can't be reduced to a token exercise.

Chhattisgarh Police recruits 13 transgender people as constables for first time

Of the successful candidates, eight belong to Raipur district, two are from Rajnandgaon and one each hail from Bilaspur, Korba and Surguja districts, Chhattisgarh's DGP said.

Watch your language when you describe anti-trans feminists

The so-called TERFs think the term is inaccurate too: they insist that they’re not trans-exclusionary because they include trans men in the category of women.

‘Unscientific & regressive’ — why transgenders bill tabled in Rajya Sabha is contentious

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2019 was tabled in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday, three months after the Lok Sabha cleared it.

PM Imran Khan’s sister owns benami property in Dubai, says Pakistan’s probe agency

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Transgender model’s movie wins global award; tweets saying Israeli aircraft in Pak airspace sparks massive row.

The Trans Bill sets the rights of the community back by 50 years

The Trans Bill defines trans people in a way that is so insulting and derogatory that it is beyond belief.

Global Pulse: Money is the reason for Trump’s transgender military ban, refugees are now Merkel’s foes, and anxious American Muslims

FROM CIVIL RIGHTS ISSUE TO FINANCIAL BURDEN: HOW TRUMP CHANGED DISCOURSE ON TRANSGENDER INCLUSION IN MILITARY Donald Trump has reversed yet another policy decision ushered...

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
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Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.