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Tuesday 6 December 2016

For far too long society has turned a blind eye to violence against transgender people

Published 18/06/2014 | 02:30

There’s a lack of legal protection for the transgender community
There’s a lack of legal protection for the transgender community

Beaten, raped, harassed and verbally abused – a new report into transphobic violence in Ireland details the hate crimes and daily degradations suffered by transgender people.

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STAD – the Stop Transphobia and Discrimination report – by Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) will be launched today at the University of Limerick.

It includes first-hand testimony from some in the trans community who have personal experience of abuse.

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