7 Things to know about ‘Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 2015’

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Third gender will have a family

The transgender children are often given off, this is soon going to be out of fashion as the ‘Rights of Transgender Person Bill, 2015’ is ready to be passed. The bill states that any child, born transgender shall not be separated from his parents.

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Court will have a major hand

The court even if passes the decision of separation should be in the child’s interest in cases like family is not able t take care of the child. The court should try to pass the child into relatives like that related by blood, marriage or adoption.

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Educational and Employment opportunities

The bill offers other benefits as well. The local government schools will offer admission to transgender children, so that they can get the educational benefits. They can also appear for any job they are eligible for.

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Reservation benefits

The employment and education will be taken care by special reservation as the transgender people will be identified as OBCs also known as Other Backward Classes, except for those born as SCs (Scheduled Caste) and STs (Scheduled Tribe).

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Choose any gender

The bill is a strong one as it provides authority to a transgender person to choose any sex as per their freedom, be it male, female or the third gender. No one will have an interference right in determining this.

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Medical Benefits

They will also be provided the benefit of ‘free sex reassignment surgery.’ The surgeries available for gender transition are neo-vagina creation, penectomy, orchedectomy, clitoroplasty, and hair transplants. The authorities will also provide HIV surveillance centers for transgender.

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Safeguarding Interests

The ’Right of Transgender person Bill, 2015’ is a strong and appreciable step taken by the government in protecting the much neglected section of the society, the third genders; their interest can now be safeguarded and their lives can be made better.

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