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In India, transgender individuals face a range of challenges and issues due to societal stigma, discrimination, and lack of legal recognition. While these legal measures represent significant progress, their effective implementation and continued efforts to address the underlying issues are crucial to ensuring the rights and well-being of transgender individuals in India. Discuss.

Topic: Social empowerment

1. In India, transgender individuals face a range of challenges and issues due to societal stigma, discrimination, and lack of legal recognition. While these legal measures represent significant progress, their effective implementation and continued efforts to address the underlying issues are crucial to ensuring the rights and well-being of transgender individuals in India. Discuss. (250 words)

Difficulty level: Easy

Reference: Live Mint

Why the question:

The article discusses the challenges faced by the transgender community in India and proposes solutions for their inclusion.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about the problems associated with transgender persons in India and the legal measure available to tackle these issues.

Directive:

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you must debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You must give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Begin by giving context.

Body:

First, in detail, write about the problems faced by transgender – Identity crisis, discrimination, Social Problems, unemployment etc.

Next, write about the rights are given to transgender under Indian law, talk about the Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 2016, talk about the National Council for Transgender Persons etc.

Next, write about the further measures that are required.

 Conclusion:

Conclude by writing a way forward.