Volume : 10, Issue : 7, JUL 2024

EXPLORING EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND CHALLENGES FOR THE TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY IN INDIA WITH REFERENCE TO NEP 2020

NITISHA, DR.MD. MOZAMMIL HASSAN

Abstract

This study delves into the educational rights and challenges faced by the transgender community in India, with a specific focus on the implications of the National Education Policy (NEP) of 2020. The transgender community has long encountered numerous hardships and obstacles that hinder their social, cultural, and economic development. Educational access and opportunities, considered a pathway to emancipation from social inequalities, have remained notably limited for this marginalized community.

Through a comprehensive analysis of the NEP 2020, this paper aims to shed light on the policies and provisions that directly affect transgender individuals' access to quality education. It examines the potential benefits and drawbacks of the NEP in addressing the unique needs and challenges faced by the transgender community within the Indian educational system. By exploring the alignment of the NEP 2020 with the educational rights of the transgender community, this study seeks to contribute to a better understanding of the policy's impact on promoting inclusive and equitable education for all in India, regardless of gender identity.

Keywords

TRANSGENDER, EDUCATION RIGHT, NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY, INCLUSION.

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