Policeman in India with transgender volunteers
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Bringing transgender people into the workforce

It is estimated that there are as many as 15 million transgender people in the world but most of us will not be aware of working with transgender people.

Just north of Mumbai in India the police force are working with transgender volunteers and training them to be "friends of the police". Around 50 volunteers have been taken on and the aim is to bring the community into mainstream society.

Meanwhile Apple Model Management has been blazing a trail. It has been operating the world's first division for transgender models for some years now. It's an idea that has already been copied by other agencies and it is also considering opening the world's first transgender only model agency in the United States.

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  • 06 May 2016
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