Transgenders, a Marginalized Community and Their Exclusion: a Study

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science
© 2018 by SSRG - IJHSS Journal
Volume 5 Issue 2
Year of Publication : 2018
Authors : Sudha Mishra and Priyanka Singh
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Sudha Mishra and Priyanka Singh, "Transgenders, a Marginalized Community and Their Exclusion: a Study," SSRG International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, vol. 5,  no. 2, pp. 15-20, 2018. Crossref,


In our society every adultone knows that ‘who isTransgender(kinnar/Hijra)’. In Indian society transgenders are the propitious face, Indians call them at the home on auspicious occasions totake their blessings, but peopleafraidof discussing openly about them, minimum number ofdebates are organized by educational institutes, NGOs, governmental and semi governmental organizations. This community is highly marginalized and excluded, they don’t have space in Indian constitution and have no rights like- right to property, right to adoption, human rights and other general rights. Transgenders abandon by their natal family and never face them again in the whole life. Researcher thinks the ABANDONMENT is the leading factor for marginalization and exclusion. This article is the part of researcher’s thesis titled “Social Exclusion of Transgender in India : A Contemporary study in Agra.In this article only one aspect has touched that family is responsible for their marginalization, discrimination and exclusion.




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