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Indian Government-Owned Rail Network Hires 23 Transgender People

As 28-year-old Renjumol punches tickets for customers at the newly inaugurated metro in the southern Indian city of Kochi, he cannot believe the complete turn life has taken. ‘’”Happy, very happy” says the transgender person, who like others in the community, has had to beg, sing and dance at weddings to scrape together a living.   Renjumol is one of 23 transgender people who have landed a job at Kochi Metro Rail as part of a groundbreaking initiative by the government-owned...

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