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Transgender Community Desk at Cyberabad

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  • March 8, 2021
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Transgender Community Desk at Cyberabad

Part of: GS Prelims and GS – I – Social issues & GS-II – Policies and interventions

In news

  • A ‘Transgender Community Desk’ was inaugurated at Gachibowli Police Station, Telangana.
  • It is India’s first-of-its-kind gender inclusive community policing initiative.

Key takeaways

  • The desk will be managed by a police liaison officer and a transgender person who is designated as community coordinator.
  • It will be the focal point for all grievance redressal (violence, discrimination, etc.) among the transgender community of the district. 
  • It will also provide counselling, legal aid, soft skills training, job placements, etc. in partnership with the Department of Women and Child Welfare, and District Legal Services Authority.

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