Kerala education minister assures job to transgender teacher
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Transgender teacher Aneera Kabeer met education minister V Sivankutty and submitted a memorandum seeking help after losing her temporary job at a government school in Palakkad.
Sivankutty said he had spoken to the deputy director of education in Palakkad, and her job at the school will be retained. She can continue in the temporary post in the Government Higher Secondary School, Cherpulassery, itself, and the government will soon find a suitable placement for her,’’ said the minister.
Earlier, Kabeer had approached the state legal services authority for a lawyer to apply for euthanasia as she was finding it difficult to find a job.
The education minister intervened in the issue and asked her to personally meet him in the state capital. She alleged that no schools are giving her jobs due to her gender.
Courtesy : TOI
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