India Opens First School For Transgender Students

Named Sahaj International School, the institution will admit ten students, aged 25-30, and help them prepare for secondary and senior secondary examinations. They will also be taught some vocational skills.

India Opens First School For Transgender Students

India Opens First School For Transgender Students

Out of the ten seats, one is reserved for trans men and one for the disabled. So far, six candidates have been enrolled, all of them trans women.

The school, the first of its kind in the country, is headed by transgender activist Vijayraja Mallika. The teachers are transgenders too.
As per reports, the students will also be provided free gender reassignment surgery at government hospitals.

 

source: http://www.femalista.com/

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