BORN2WIN SOCIAL WELFARE TRUST – Gender

Born2Win Social Welfare Trust is an organization that is working for Trans* individuals in Chennai. Their mission is to educate, employ and empower transgender individuals and build their acceptance in main stream society.

The project aims to create a pool of employment ready Trans* individuals through vocational skill building. Discrimination that Trans* youth face at home, schools etc forces these youth to leave home and join existing Trans* groups outside. In the absence of other options, such youth end up taking to begging & commercial sex work as a means of livelihood. There are many among such youth who wish to take up other means of livelihood. The organization wishes to tackle this by creating necessary opportunities, providing constant support and hand-holding that will help them take the step toward breaking the cycle of oppression.