Right to Employment and Exclusive Analysis On LGBTQ+ People and Employment Right

  • Samay Jain
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  • Samay Jain

    Student at Symbiosis Law School, Pune, India

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The author examines the important topic of the right to work, concentrating on the LGBTQ+ community in India. It emphasizes how the Indian Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, among other international and state legal frameworks, guarantee the fundamental human right to work. The study draws attention to the difficulties that the LGBTQ+ population in India faces, especially with regard to harassment at work, lack of access to education and training, and employment discrimination. The study highlights the harsh realities of discrimination and societal barriers LGBTQ+ people must overcome, which can result in underemployment or unemployment, through the personal stories of a variety of LGBTQ+ people. These narratives effectively highlight how gender identity, sexual orientation, and employment rights are intertwined. The report also examines a number of governmental and non-governmental programs designed to help LGBTQ+ people find better jobs in India. These include the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment's initiatives, the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act of 2019, and other state government programs. While these initiatives are a step in the right direction toward inclusivity, the paper makes the case that much more work needs to be done. The author suggests a number of tactics to improve LGBTQ+ employment prospects. These include passing and upholding anti-discrimination legislation, providing financial aid to individuals in need, educating the public about workplace inclusivity, and implementing education and training initiatives. The study highlights how important these actions are for societal advancement in addition to being required by law.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 1, Page 1056 - 1070

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.116840

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