Handbook On The Law For Protection Of Rights Of Transgender Persons
Author: Shivangi Prasad
Thomson’s Handbook on the Law for Protection of Rights of Transgender by Shivangi Prasad – Edition 2023. The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019, came into effect on 5 December 2019 and the Rules on 25 September 2020. The Law provides for the obligations of government, family, educational institutions and employers. Through various Indian as well as global case laws and other literature, the Handbook on the Law for Protection of Rights of Transgender Persons discusses the rights of transgender children and adults, and duties to provide inclusive education and equal opportunities in employment without discrimination, bias, harassment and bullying. It also covers aspects on creation of awareness and redressal of grievances. This handbook is not only a legal commentary analysing sections but also a practical guide for all stakeholders. Accordingly, it has a sample each of Equal Opportunity Policy, Employment Equity Policy, Transition Policy and Plan, and Grievance Redressal Policy, and dos and don’ts and tips for Complaint Officers.