Hijras – Transgenders in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Neither a man, nor a woman, Hijras are assigned to the third gender with the transgenders, intersexuals, androgens, eunuchs and travesties. In a third world Muslim country, the stigmatize community forms a subculture taboo society. Through thousands of years in Indian subcontinent, the status of Hijra’s went from high position to outcast level. Nowadays, their community causes start gaining some ground again thanks to NGO, LGBT rights defenders and government actions - Saouli Quddus -