Free legal aid, known to few

Free legal aid still a foreign concept despite the attempts of NALSA to spread awareness about it. Underprivileged people are still unaware of free legal aid, despite the efforts by National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) to spread literacy about their legal rights. Chandrakala Yadav, a shop owner in Golahalli, said that she has spent approximately […]

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Third gender waits for identity, health care

The third gender category has not been included in hospital forms, forcing them to choose between male and female. Transgender persons struggle with healthcare in government hospitals, as there is no third-gender category on healthcare papers. They cannot avail of any promised benefits. Jagadamba, a 67-year-old transwoman, said, “A lot of things have got better […]

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