Entry #3455: LGBT employment discrimination in India

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RegionIndia
IssueLGBT employment discrimination
StatusSexual orientation and gender identity
Start DateAug 15, 1949
End Datenow
DescriptionTransgender discrimination protections pending. Sexual orientation discrimination protection through human rights institute. Full discrimination protections pending.
Sourceshttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/kris-jupiter/what-is-homophobia-like-i_b_9519974.html
Reports (3)
  • Newer law has been passed "The existing anti-discrimination law was extended to Government institutes only under existing Right to Equality. Citizens or Private entities can discriminate as usual."
  • Status is not correct "Indian Discrimination Law applies only to Government employment. Private entities can legally discriminate based on sex, religion, gender identity and sexual orientation. "
  • Status is not correct "No protections exist. Source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-lgbt/gay-rights-rule-change-sets-up-cultural-battle-in-conservative-india-idUSKCN1LN1H4"


Revision History (7)

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ValueSexual orientation and gender identity
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NoteTransgender discrimination protections pending. Sexual orientation discrimination protection through human rights institute.Transgender discrimination protections pending. Sexual orientation discrimination protection through human rights institute. Full discrimination protections pending.

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Old Value New Value
ValueNo protections
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NoteTransgender discrimination protections pending.Transgender discrimination protections pending. Sexual orientation discrimination protection through human rights institute.

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ValueNo protections
Value Specialambiguous
NoteOnly for gender identity and expression. Not really enforced.Transgender discrimination protections pending.

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NoteOnly for gender identity.Only for gender identity and expression. Not really enforced.

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Start Date0000-01-011949-08-15

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ValueNo protections
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NoteNoOnly for gender identity.

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