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Conception regarding hijra needs change: NHRC chief

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Health Desk-- 27 May, 2018: The government should work to change mindset of people for ensuring rights of Hijra (hermaphrodite), said, Kazi Rezaul Hoque, Chairman to National Human Rights Commission Chairman.

He came up with the remarks while addressing an award-giving ceremony organised by Bandhu Social Welfare Society at Spectra Convention Center in the capital’s Gulshan area.

Although the government recognised the Hijra but still they (Hhijras) are victim of discrimination in the society, he added.

Mr. Hoque said, the government should work to change mindset of people in this regard.