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Bangladesh: Helping The Hijras

Categories: South Asia, Bangladesh, LGBTQ+, Women & Gender

Husain Amer writes in The Bideshis [1] about a small group called Hijras [2] (transvestites and transsexuals) who are shunned from the conservative Bangladeshi society. A support group runs three learning centers for them where they also get free STD and HIV education and testing.