Social & Legal issues and its development Scenario of Transgender people in the modern society with special reference to Tamil Nadu.
Keywords:Social and Legal Issues, Transgender, Modern Society, Tamil Nadu
Transgender people face discrimination at and in access to work, public accommodations, and healthcare. Transgender populations face inequalities in access to education, employment, health, social protection and equal rights. In addition, there is limited documentation of models for providing appropriately tailored services, social protection and legal support system for transgender populations in India. Social welfare departments provide a variety of social welfare schemes for socially and economically disadvantaged groups. However, so far, no specific schemes are available for Transgender except few cases in Tamil Nadu. Transgender are highly discriminated and vulnerable in all aspects. Almost 93% of the transgender people in India are school dropouts. They could not continue their education at school due to the discrimination and an uncertain future full of fear. Transgender are left with no legal rights. This research paper highlights the available literature on social and legal issues and its current development in the lives of Transgender population in the modern society.
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