A Review of The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 on Perspective of the Transgender People

  • Muskan Sharma
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  • Muskan Sharma

    Student at MVN University, Palwal, India

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As a human being, we all are equally born and have equal human rights. Apart from traditional categorization of gender between men and women there is another category of people called as transgenders and these are not exclusively identity them as a male or female because they have mixed features of both of genders. The transgender persons are treated unequally by our society. Even they are fighting of their separate gender identity. Our Constitution of India provides right to equality to all people by using word persons. Under Constitution every citizen of India has an equal right to live a life with dignity and respect. Yet, transgender people do not find an equal and respectful place for them in our society. Despite a respectful living conditions they are still fighting for their identity. The government for uplifting the living conditions of the transgenders enacted the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) ACT, 2019. The transgender community have so many expectations with the Act. Definitely as a primary step the Act provides a hope to the transgender community that government is vigilant about the protection of rights of the community. In this study, we will discuss about the features and major drawbacks of the Transgenders Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 and a make a critical review of the Act on the point of view of the needs and necessities of the transgender people.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 2, Page 3209 - 3214

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.114753

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