An Indian government agency has made a public statement to protect its transgender hires, even producing a Facebook video to educate the public about discrimination.
It’s being heralded as a first in the country, where transgender women still face abuse and hostility from society.
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The 23 women will be working at a new Kochi Metro station in Kerala, south India.
In the video, one woman says: “I also have ambition, hopes and dreams.”
Another says: “I want you to look at me, and just see a person doing a job.”
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