Skilling for livelihood opportunities for transgenders in India

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National AIDS Control Organization (India)


Transgender people are one of the most discriminated high risk groups in India. Transgender is an umbrella term for people whose gender identity and expression does not conform to the norms and expectations traditionally associated with the sex assigned to them at birth. A livelihood comprises the capabilities, assets (including both material and social resources) and activities required for a means of living. A livelihood is sustainable when it can cope with and recover from stress and shocks and maintain or enhance its capabilities and assets both now and in the future. Only 65 per...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Disadvantaged; Equity; Employment; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Discrimination; Socially disadvantaged; Social exclusion; Employment pattern; Employment opportunity; Barrier; Skill development; Employability; Government role; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: India; Asia

Published: New Delhi, India: UNDP India Country Office, 2017

Physical description: 35 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 129.748

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