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Hijras/transgender women in India: HIV, human rights and social exclusion

Authors: Chakrapani, Venkatesan
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), India
Keywords: LGBT studies;Gender identity;Sexuality;Sexual orientation;Social conditions;Social structure;Sexually transmitted diseases;AIDS;Gender discrimination
Issue Date: Dec-2010
Publisher: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), India
Description: The focus of this Transgender Issue Brief is to summarize the various issues faced by Hijras and transgender women in India by using the social exclusion framework, and to highlight the relation between this exclusion and vulnerability to HIV and other health risks.
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