Helping trans people escape death in their home countries

According to a 2020 Human Rights Watch report, transgender women in the region are often perceived as gay men, and are targeted for the same reasons and prosecuted under the same broad accusations of “having carnal relations against the order of nature” or “imitating women”. Punishment for gay sex ranges from imprisonment in countries like Syria, to the death penalty in some cases in Yemen and Saudi Arabia.

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Written by Bourbiza Mohamed

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