Transgender Persons in Indian Prisons
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May 2018 - April 2019
This report sheds light on issues faced by Transgender persons confined in Indian prisons. Through an analysis of the international and domestic legal frameworks, and the information received from 34 States/UTs, it provides relevant information on compliance within prisons with existing legal frameworks relevant to protecting the rights of Transgender persons in prisons, especially in terms of recognition of a third gender, allocation of wards, search procedures, efforts towards capacity building of prison administrators etc.