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Garima Grihas for transgender persons being set up with help of community-based organizations: Centre

The Centre has said that the Garima Grihas for the transgender persons are being set up with the help of community-based organizations.

In a written reply of question, Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment A. Narayanaswamy informed Lok Sabha,  12 pilot shelter homes have been initiated with the aim of providing safe and secure shelter to transgender persons. He said, such shelter homes have been set up in the states of Maharashtra, Delhi, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu and Odisha.

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