Daina Dias

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Daina Dias, with 15 years of experience in the social sector, has worked with different vulnerable communities including sex workers, MSM (men who have sex with men), and people with HIV. She works as a part-time lecturer of women’s studies in several colleges and universities in Goa. Daina has worked as consultant with the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India. She currently heads Wajood Goa, a nonprofit which works for transgender, hijra, gender non-conforming, and intersex communities.

Articles by Daina Dias

Daina Dias sitting with her assoiates at WAJOOD

January 25, 2021
“We want the same rights as cisgender women”
A day in the life of a trans rights activist working to fight prejudice against the trans, hijra, and intersex communities.
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