SCMP: "India: no country for transgender women"
SCMP: "India: no country for transgender women"

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SCMP: "India: no country for transgender women"

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Beitrag von Jaddy » Mo 9. Jul 2018, 13:03

Ein Fundstück aus reddit.

Sehr ausführlicher Artikel zur ziemlich üblen alltäglichen und rechtlichen Lage von Frauen und Trans*personen u.a. in Indien.

https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/society/ ... nder-women
“When a transgender woman gets raped in this country, cops first mock her, saying she doesn’t have the organs to be sexually assaulted; and what follows is a barrage of injustices – perhaps greater than the first one.”
According to the latest government figures, 170,000 women were raped between 2012 and 2016. That means an average of four women were sexually assaulted every hour over that span.
Neha Munde, 28, a transgender woman living in Mumbai, also witnessed similar apathy from the police. Munde, who holds a master’s degree in commerce, says she was on her way to visit a friend in 2013 when a group of men abducted her. They took her to a flat, where she was kept captive for two years. [...] She says that since transgender people are largely treated as a burden, her family did not look for her when she went missing in 2013. When she returned two years later – frail, bruised, and ailing, they took her in.
Bei der Liste der gefährlichsten Länder für Frauen am Ende des Artikels stehen übrigens nach den zu erwartenden Ländern die USA an Platz 10.

Die Quelle "South China Morning Post" kannte ich noch nicht, ist aber soweit ich sehe aus Hongkong und liest sich eher westlich urban.

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