Transwomen in Kathmandu face arbitrary arrests

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A transwoman activist Rihanna Thebe Limbo has shared that transgender people, specially transwomen are facing arbitrary arrests in the capital. Transwomen are facing arbitrest from the major streets of its capital. According to Rihanna, around 65 transwomen have been arrested this month and no paper works are done for the detention.

It has been reported that they’re asked for heavy amount to get bail. Many transwomen are unemployed and social vulnerability adds additional burden in their lives. Nepal Police has many times arrested and lathi charged on transwomen just because of their gender identity and expression.

The social media is calling up to . Rihanna hasn’t got any legal assistance on this issue.

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