Manish Jain
Kineer Services Pvt Ltd

Manish Jain is the founder and CEO of Kineer Services Pvt Ltd and is working towards the mainstreaming of the Hijra community in India. His efforts in this field have been recognized by the International Confederation of NGOs (iCONGO) and through the Rex Karamveer Global Fellowship.

Jain is also a TEDx speaker and hospitality professional with over two decades of experience in team building and operations management.

Articles by Manish Jain

  • Manish Jain

    Out of the Shadows: Providing Employment and Empowerment to India’s Transgender Community

    India’s transgender women community, or Hijra, has a recorded history of over 4,000 years, and once held a respected position in the country's political and spiritual life. But today, violence, hate crimes and discrimination against the Hijra are common, and dignified employment is scarce. Manish Jain co-founded Kineer Services to address these issues - he discusses the ways Kineer creates job opportunities and supports the mental and physical health of the Hijra, and other sexual minorities and neglected communities.

    employment, human rights
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