Are transgender people facing discrimination in getting vaccinated?
Back in 2013, the government gave official recognition to transgender people as belonging to the "third gender". With this recognition, they are entitled to all the rights that citizens enjoy in the country. But what is the reality? Just a look at the government health service reveals the discrimination they have to face regularly. In the process of getting Covid-19 tests and vaccine, they have to face routine unwelcome experiences.
In Straight from Star Newsroom, Debjani Shyama is joined by The Daily Star's reporter Nilima Jahan to discuss the discrimination faced by transgender people in getting vaccinated.