Construction of over 100 toilets for transgender people in Delhi : a significant advancement
An initiative for gender equality
It is neither fundamentally nor morally right to ask a person of a specific gender to use public toilets designed for another gender. This statement was at the heart of a petition recently presented to the Delhi High Court.
Recognition and action by city authorities
Last Monday, the city authorities informed the Delhi High Court that over 100 toilets had been specially constructed for exclusive use by transgender people in the capital. According to the council of the Delhi Social Welfare Department, 102 of these toilets have already been built, and 194 others are under construction. Continuous efforts are being made to ensure that these initiatives are carried out quickly. READ MORE