Sahodari Foundation

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Sahodari Foundation
FoundedJuly 2008
FounderKalki Subramaniam
TypeSocial welfare
FocusTransgender, non binary, gender fluid and intersex people
Location
Area served
India
Websitehttp://www.sahodari.org

Sahodari Foundation is an Indian organisation providing counselling and support services for underprivileged transgender women.[1] The organization was registered in July 2008 to provide opportunities for education, artistic and livelihood skills development.[2] The organisation is based in Tamil Nadu state in India. Kalki Subramaniam founded this organisation for social, economic, and political justice for transgender people and gender nonconforming people.[3][4]

Mission[edit]

The Foundation's main objective is to promote social, political, and economic equity and campaign for civil and legal rights of Transgender people.[citation needed]

Awards[edit]

Sahodari Foundation received the Kokilavani Memorial Award for work on social and economic empowerment of transgender people in 2010.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Sahodari Foundation". Sahodari Foundation official website.
  2. ^ "Human Rights - Sahodari Foundation". actupondy.com.
  3. ^ "My Story, by Kalki Founder/Director of Sahodari Foundation". umich.edu.
  4. ^ "Blog: 'Nobody wants to be exploited sexually'". NDTV website.