Transgender People's Access to Sexual Health and Rights: A study of Law and Policy in 12 Asian Countries

Published: January 1, 2010

Transgender People’s Access to Sexual Health and Rights: A study of Law and Policy in 12 Asian Countries

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Glossary 2
Abbreviations 2
Table of Figures 3
Why this Study? 4
Objectives and Methodology 8
State and Sexuality 9
Human Rights Violations: Current Scenario 11
     (A) Stigma, Discrimination and Other Forms of Violence 11
     (B) Identity Documents/ Titles 16
     (C) Education 17
     (D) Health 18
     (E) Employment 21
     (F) Housing 22
     (G) Marriage 23
Affirming Rights: Case Studies 23
     (A) The Case of Nepal: Supreme Court Litigation 23
     (B) The Case of Thailand: Constitutional and Law Reform 26
     (C) The Case of Tamil Nadu, India: Affirmative Action 28
Conclusion and Recommendations 31
Acknowledgements 37
Endnotes38
References 40

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