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Report of the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, A/HRC/31/18/Add.2, 22 January 2016: Bangladesh

VIII. New issues for further exploration B. Freedom of religion or belief of hijras and other sexual minorities 92. Transgender persons — biological males who identify as female — are also known as “hijras” in South Asia. They are usually accepted in their societies, including Bangladesh. However, by their difference, people reportedly believe that they […]