Met Rajyasabha MP Shri G. C Chandrashekhar by a Delegation from Alliance For Gender And Sexuality Minorities Social Justice to discuss in-depth about the community issues.

The Gender Sensitization program was organised at St Joseph’s University. Gender Cell, Gamana Mahila Samuha, Ondede took part and shared their experiences on how gender discrimination shall be addressed. Along with Vice Chancellor Rev Victor Lobo, Madhubhushan, Shakum Mohini, Twisha, Akkai Padmashali and faculties.

Ondede at Mysore University Ambedkar Studies followed by book release.
Ondede at Sahithya Academy online meeting.
Ondede at TV9 Network on the importance of Pride month. A discussion on the struggles and challenges.
Ondede and community members had a meeting and discussed in the Government schemes.
Ondede with Judiciary.
Ondede at Volvo Company on diversity and inclusion with national and international audience.
Ondede at Dell Technologies an awareness about gender and sexualities to its team.
Ondede released its Mai Mana, Attention Please, Akkai at Beetel Book Shop. Along with Prof Lakshmipathy, Prof Gowri Vijaykumar, Prof Subash Rajmane, poetess Ms Malavika Lakshman and  Akkai Padmashali and many representatives from social sector attended the event.
Writer and senior philosopher Smt Kamalahampana has passer away. To pay her last respect Ondede team is with Deputy Chief Minister Shri D.K Shivakumar at Ravindrakalakshethra.

Ondede met the trained officers at Townhall. How nice is their behaviour highly appreciated.

Ondede and community members met His Excellency The Governor of Karnataka
Shri Thawar Chand Gehlot Ji today to discuss the community issues.

*Smt Akkai Padmashali Transgender Rights Activist and Founder Ondede

*Smt Sowmya from Payana

*Smt Uma from Jeeva

*Shri Christyraj from Community

*Smt Rakshitha from OndedeOndede at  Karnataka Sahithya Academy first meeting in its office Minister Shri Shivaraj Tangadagi Department of Kannada & Culture at Vidhana Soudha_Government of Karnataka.

Ondede will be releasing all its publications on 23rd June 2024. Kindly join

New Era of working class communities. Ondede : Dignity – Voice – Sexuality feels happy to be a part of this Alliance.

Interns intensive research at office.

Something new is twirling from Ondede with Mirror Kannada.

Alliance For Gender And Sexuality Minorities’ Social Justice meeting

Ondede with 2nd CSSMR Pride Meeting Plan. More than 40 representatives from Transgender, Sex Workers, Garment Workers, Domestic Workers, Youth, Dalit community, Women’s groups attended the discussion where Ondede, Okoota, SEP-Commission-GOK jointly organised.

Ondede, the State Education Policy Commission, KSGSMC-Okoota jointly organised a discussion on the importance of Education in Bangalore with vulnerable groups and communities.

Ondede at CMRIT with education institution on Gender and Sexuality issues were discussed.

Ondede at International theatre and cultural trainers.. Sharing stories to build solidarities for people’s lives.

Ondede at Administrative Training Institute Mysore. Awareness about Transgender community issues to senior officers from various government Departments.

Ondede at State Education Policy Commission Members meeting.

Ondede at Ford Chennai!!

Ondede supporting Entrepreneurship to wanting community members to twirl #RainbowGarland @ 50 Rupees.. please place your order at

Ondede with CSSMR Coalition For Sexworkers And Sexuality Minorities Rights. The pride team is set to organise upcoming events with enthusiastic community leaders! 24th November 2024

Ondede is with Department Of Health #SRS #MENTAL #HEALTH #INSURANCE #POLICY

Ondede at Chennai for a series of events.

Ondede with community members and social actors at a felicitation ceremony of women who have achieved in their own fields.

Ondede published literature was released by renowned actor Dhananjay Daali, Shri Manjunath Youth Leader and community activists at Bangalore Auditorium.. A must read about communities.

Ondede’s publications on Mai Mana, Attention Please, Bharavase and Akkai Karunegondu Savaalu was released by Senior Guruji Smt. Geethamma Nayak and Activist Ms. Sowmya and felicitated all our Ondede staff team.

At St. Paul’s Degree College, Bangalore on Gender Equality awareness program.

Community Organizations Coordination Meeting in Bangalore.

Ondede at a Press Meet on Gender Issues.

Ondede attended the last rites of a senior writer and journalist in Bangalore.

Ondede delivered a training session to Police officers at Mysore Police Training Academy on Gender Sensitivity.

Community Meeting with accepted Ally’s

Ondede at State Education Policy Commission Meeting.

Ondede team had a meeting with Yaana Production about social media and communities.

Ondede at BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore on Social Engineering to uphold the dignity of Transgender and Sexual Minorities followed by on the importance of mental health.

Her passion is appreciated

Dr. K Vaishnavi, Special Secretary of Honourable Chief Minister of Karnataka was met by Ondede team to discuss the Schemes, policies, health, greviances and concerns about the community at Vidhana Soudha.
As a token of appreciation we handed over Attention Please, Mai Mana literature!!

Research conversation with Prof Gowri Vijaykumar and Ondede team.

Ondede team at Dalit Sahithya Sambrama- Anekal Taluk. Literature education on Gender and Sexuality.

Ondede and Karnataka Intersex Association trained Brothers from different Provinces at Indian Social Institute.

Ondede’s Envisioning exercise with the team members.

Ondede representative Dr. Akkai Padmashali had attended the State Education Policy Commission first meeting held at Bangalore. Ahead for the inclusion in the system of Education.

Ondede released a new book called “BHARAVASE”🌈✨
At Space for Dreams, Chintamani in presence of Shri. Shivraj S, Circle Inspector of Chintamani.
Shri. Pyaaru, Shivamogga and Smt. Poojitha, Senior Transgender Community on the occasion of April 15th’s NALSA Judgement Verdict.

Tumkur City Corporation organised an Awareness Program with the support of ECI- SVEEP. Dr. Akkai Padmashali, Founder of Ondede was invited as the Chief Guest to inaugurate the campaign to educate on the importance of voting ” Festival Of Democracy”.

President of Karnataka State Intersex Association Ms Abeda Begum and Ms Rakshitha were present at the event.

Ondede organised “RIGHT TO VOTE” awareness program to participate in festival of Democracy for the vulnerable communities along with community leaders. Election Commission of India_National Advisory Committee on Inclusion-NACI.

Ondede at Queer Poets Collective organised poems reading session in Bangalore where members from the community recited poems in Kannada.

Family Intervention Visit by Ondede team!!

Ondede’s working class community leaders Ms Rakshitha and Ms Maya SR Nayak in Nepal for an International Conference with Feminist and Women’s Movement!!

Ondede team!!

Ondede had a meeting with Minister Sathish Jarakiholi to discuss the issues of vulnerable communities.

“Congratulations on this well-deserved recognition”✨
Dr. Akkai Padmashali, Founder and Director of Ondede, as been selected as a member of Karnataka Sahithya Academy.
May this achievement serve as a beacon guiding to new heights of creativity and inspiration.🙏🏻

Founder and Director of Ondede, Dr. Akkai Padmashali had been part of the organising committee of Women Endocrine Care “WE CARE” of Endocrine Society in India.

Ondede led International Women’s Day.✨🌈supported by Mariwala Health Initiative.
Today was the day to Converge new thoughts, new perspectives and redefining ”who is a woman” and fight against casteist, classist feminism and the ‘politics of exclusion’ within women’s movement. “ನಾವು ಮಹಿಳೆಯರು”
“Transgender Persons Are Women”

Ondede at She Creates Change on a panel discussion “THE TOILET NINJA” on access to sanitation facilities to the Vulnerable Women and Transgender Women at Bangalore International Centre.

Creating changes with Nation Builders! Ondede team leading training to National Women Participants.

ಶ್ರೀ ಸಿದ್ದರಾಮಯ್ಯ- ಮುಖ್ಯಮಂತ್ರಿ, ಶ್ರೀ ಡಿ. ಕೆ. ಶಿವಕುಮಾರ್-ಉಪ ಮುಖ್ಯಮಂತ್ರಿ, ಶ್ರೀಮತಿ ಲಕ್ಷ್ಮಿ ಹೆಬ್ಬಾಳ್ಕರ್ -ಮಹಿಳಾ ಮಂತ್ರಿ-ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಸರ್ಕಾರಕ್ಕೆ “ಒಂದೆಡೆ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆ ಹಾಗೂ ಲಿಂಗತ್ವ-ಲೈಂಗಿಕತೆ ಅಲ್ಪಸಂಖ್ಯಾತ ಸಮುದಾಯದ ಒಕ್ಕೂಟವು” ಗೃಹ ಲಕ್ಷ್ಮಿ ಯೋಜನೆಯನ್ನು ನಮ್ಮ ಸಮುದಾಯಕ್ಕೆ ವಿಸ್ತರಿಸಿದ್ದಕ್ಕೆ ತಮಗೆಲ್ಲರಿಗೂ ಮನದುಂಬಿ ಶಭಾಶಯಗಳು.

Shri Siddaramaiah-Chief Minister, Shri D. K. Sivakumar-Deputy Chief Minister, Smt. Lakshmi Hebbalkar-Women Minister-Government of Karnataka
Ondede and Okoota wishes a heartfelt gratitude for extending Gruha Lakshmi Scheme to the community.

Ondede at The News Minute organised National Conference named Inclusive News Room exclusively for Gender and Sexuality Minorities in Bangalore.

Positive Impact of Ondede’s and Okoota.

Gruha Lakshmi Scheme financial assistance of 2000/- extended to Transgender Community. Thank you Government of Karnataka.With honourable minister smt Laxmi Hebbalkar on 21st September 2023

Ondede at Hubli Dharwad Police Academy supported by Mariwala Health Initiative. Ms.Lakshman Kanakuntla (Malavika) delivered a workshop on Sex, Gender and Sexuality to the Police officers and gave an insight about the Transgender Act and Policies.

Celebrating Basavanna as the cultural identity of the Government of Karnataka along Writers, Philosophers and Judges etc..

Department of Police has a taken a great initiative.

Karnataka Judicial Academy and Ondede had jointly organised one day seminar for the Judicial Officers on the Struggles and Challenges faced by the Intersex, Transgender and Sexuality Minorities Communities in India.

Team Ondede had a good conversation with fellow supporters and colleagues.

Course Conversation.

Ondede and Aweksha had an  organisational meeting on collaboration for program.

Community Gathering for social cause supported by Pastor Byju and Fr. Sinu today. Ondede led in support with Prakruthi Kala Seva Samiti, Jeeva, Swatantra, Payana, Samara, Mangala Mukhi Sangha in Bangalore.

Ondede organization with Karnataka Judicial Academy delivered a training session to the Honourable Judges on the Rights of Intersex, Transgender and Sexuality Minorities. About Social, Medical, Legal and Emotional status and the movement of Convergence in India.

Ondede and Karnataka Intersex Association had a meeting with Member Secretary of State Education Policy Committee followed by Prof Dominic about importance of education to vulnerable communities.

Dr. Akkai Padmashali, Founder of Ondede has been invited to be part of the 14th National Voters’ Day at New Delhi. Where the President of India will be the Chief Guest invited by the Election Commission of India.

A community gathering was held by Ondede at Smt Geethamma Nayak Darbar where team from Infosys, IIHS- Indian Institute For Human Settlements had visited to know more about struggles and challenges of the community.

Ondede_Theatre initiative along with RANGAPAYANA troop.

Interested People Please drop a mail to Ondede’s mail ID.

Ondede members and Karnataka Intersex Association and Ondede members together had a meeting with The Honourable Justice and Chairperson Shri Narayana Swamy and members of Karnataka State Human Rights Commission on Intersex Transgender Community issues at Bangalore. Ondede members and Karnataka Intersex Association and Ondede members together had a meeting with The Honourable Director of Karnataka Judicial Academy and senior judicial officers on Intersex Transgender community issues at KJA Bangalore.

Ondede members and Karnataka Intersex Association together had a meeting with Respected Shri Alok Kumar IPS, Department of Police on curriculum and training module to educate police officers throughout the State of Karnataka about Intersex Transgender community issues held at CID office, Bangalore.

Ondede members and Karnataka Intersex Association together had a meeting with Shri Rakesh Singh of Bangalore Development Authority on housing scheme for Bangalore based Intersex Transgender community members at Vikasa Soudha, Bangalore.

Ondede members and Karnataka Intersex Association together had a meeting with The Honourable Minister Shri. Madhu Bangarappa Department of Primary Education on Intersex Transgender community issues at Vikasa Soudha, Bangalore. 

Manan 2024 event was organised by Mount Carmel College, Bangalore. Ondede Team was invited to be a part of this gathering.


Ms. Rakshitha Treasurer, Trustee of Ondede delivered a training session on “TRANSGENDERS ACT” to the newly appointed HC and PSI Police officers and Staffs at Mysore Police Training School.

Ondede at districts visit to Raichur and Yadgir discussed on the community issues, Government Department of Science and Technology Felicitation, Legislatures meeting on Domestic Violence Act, Civil Society meeting, Family Intervention and Community Interaction.

Get together with Theatre artists and Interns from Tamil Nadu National Law University.

Ondede at Women organsied event Mathru Milana.Founder of Ondede
Dr. Akkai Padmashali at Centre for Women’s Studies School of Social Sciences University of Hyderabad had a Savitribai Phule Memorial Lecture on “Access to Social Justice: Continuing Challenges”

Happy 2024 Everyone!! ❤✨

Family Intervention at Raichur District. 

A session was delivered by Ms. Rakshitha, Treasurer, Trustee of Ondede on Transgender Rights and Protection to the Police Officers at Thanisandra Police Training School.

Ondede_Community Theatre for upcoming theatre performance at Space For Dreams.

Ondede, Karnataka Intersex Association was at Bangalore University addressing Professors, students, scholars and other faculty members. On the rights and challenges of Intersex, gender and sexuality minorities.

Ondede discussing the importance of Education to Intersex and Transgender community with Depart of Kannada Department of English, Department of Political Science of Bangalore University to ensure inclusive policy.

Ondede with Bangalore University Department of Political Science.

Ondede_Community Theatre meeting with Sathvika Rangapayana Director Ms Nayana Sooda and Singer Rajguru at Bangalore University garden. Planning for performances.

Infosys called on Ondede for a dialogue on Diversity Equity Inclusion. Way to go together to join hands for a just society.

The Institute of Philosophy, St Peter’s Pontifical Institute, Bangalore organised seminar on Gender Dilemma. Ondede was invited to the event as Chief Guest to share observations about the community.

At Global South Media Laadli Awards. For A Small Step In A Long Journey Autobiography written by Akkai Padmashali as told to Gowri Vijay Kumar. The Ceremony was in NTPA_Bombay.
Thank you UNPF, Zubaan Publishers, Prof Dominic.

Dr. Akkai Padmashali, Founder of Ondede on receiving the award for her autobiography! Your story is not only inspiring but also a testament to your resilience and authenticity. Well-deserved recognition for a remarkable journey!🌈❤

The Team!!

Okoota Members addressed Media on Social Benefits of Five Guarantees of the Government of Karnataka in Bangalore.

Mrs. Rashmi and Mr. Chethan from Canara Bank provided a session on Banking and it’s operations, Health Insurance and Financial Awareness for Community Members.


Interactive session with the Community Activists and Okoota/Coalition members.

Ondede Team Meeting.

Community Activists from Okoota had a Press Conference in Bangalore on Community issues for accessing Social spaces.

Ondede_Okoota/Coalition members had an intensive discussion about future progress.

Dr. Akkai Padmashali, Founder Director of Ondede attended Inner Wheel Club District 319
47th District Conference “APARAJITA”

Right to Health_Mental Health for Intersex, Gender and Sexuality Minorities. Members of Ondede and Karnataka Intersex Association had a a planning meeting with NIMHANS Management to address the concerns of Community.

A Session Was Delivered By Ms.Rakshitha Treasurer, Trustee of Ondede.
On Transgenders Rights and Law to the Police Officers at Thanisandra Police Training School.

Ondede team had a meeting with Smt. B B Cauvery, IAS SPD Samagra Shikshana Karnataka Office of the Commissioner for School Education discussed on including Transgender issues in the curriculum of students.

Ondede team attended a virtual panel discussion on the recent Same-Sex Marriage judgement and beyond with Senior Advocate, Saurab Kirpal and Dr. Akkai Padmashali, founder of Ondede.

Dr. Akkai Padmashali Founder of Ondede delivered a talk at TEDx SJCC on how Transgender Parenting had an impact on her!!
Team Ondede, conducted a Training session to the students from various districts about leadership qualities at Mysore.

Bar Association of India: Team Ondede with Justice Abhay S. Oka of the Supreme Court of India, the moderator of the session, commenced the discussion by highlighting the significance of queer family rights. The panel comprised lawyers and activists from six jurisdictions across the Asia Pacific. Specifically, it included Transgender Activist and Author Dr. Akkai Padmashali and Ms. Nandini Khaitan for India. Mr. Geroge Hwang for Singapore, Mr. Azan Marwah for Hong Kong. Mr. John Spender for Australia, Ms. Sarah Phillimore for the United Kingdom.

The discussion included personal stories, efforts and initiatives taken up by individuals and organisations in each country, and compared the legal stance the rights of the child, biological and acquired identities, vertical family structures and majoritarian decision making #LawAsia 25th Nov 23 at Four Seasons.

Ondede at Human Rights Day Planning Meeting with the students from various colleges.

Ms. Priya Ex staff of Ondede represented Ondede at Government of Karnataka Shakthi Scheme Free Travel Facility for Transgender Women at Vidhana Soudha on 24th November 2023, she addressed in the presence of Chief Minister, Home Minister and Transportation Minister.

Chaitanya_Shivamogga National Award Ceremony was held on 22nd November at Shivamogga district to renowned Singer B Jayashree and Dr. Akkai Padmashali Founder of Ondede, for their contribution to Social Justice followed by series if meetings and discussions.

Staff team/volunteers self reflection about program and organisational process of Ondede.

Ms. Priya Cosmetologist delivered a training session to Okoota/Coalition members on skin care and health hygiene #pureandperfect at Indian Social Institute, Bangalore.

Community Capacity Building Training to Karnataka State Coalition for Convergence/Okoota members at Indian Social Institute.

SMSSS event on 22nd November 2023 at Shivamogga district news coverage.

Ms. Malavika, Trustee of Ondede delivered a Virtual Refreshing Training to more than 300 Police Officers at Mysore Police Training School focusing on the “Transgender Rights and Protection Act”

Ondede’s “DASHAMAANOTHSAVADA HOSTHILALLI” event covered by media.

Team and strength that made our Ondede’s “DASHAMAANOTHSAVADA HOSTHILALLI” a grand success!!

Certificate distribution for students participation in the panel discussion from various Universities and Colleges.

Ondede’s 10th year celebration where Vaishnavi Natyashala and team members performed at the event in Gandhi Bhavan. #mithunshyam

Mirror Kannada video documentation and community, Allies Performances at the event.

Honourable guests for the event Justice. Shri Nagamohan Das, Prof Purushottam Bilimale, Prof Ashadevi on Public Lecture Constitution and Representation of Transgender and Sexuality Minorities at Legislature structures and packed audience at Gandhi Bhavan.

Release of Ondede published “Mai-Mana” kannada book written by Ms Lakshman Malavika and the wings Ondede_Yuva Dhwani, Ondede_Study Circle, Ondede_Community Theatre by the guests.

Inaugural ceremony by our esteemed guests for Ondede’s “DASHAMAANOTHSAVADA HOSTHILALI”

Team behind the screen!!

Team rehearsals for the 10th Year of Ondede’s event at Bangalore Theatre, dance, mime, comparing and many more.

Ondede team with department officers on training module and official work.

On 16th of November, Ondede Team conferred Smt. Geethamma Nayak on the eve of thenth year celebration of Ondede at her residence in Kudlugate, Bangalore.

Ondede is celebrating “DASHAMAANOTHSAVADA HOSTHILALLI” a decade of innovation, growth and impact. Cheers to 10 years of excellence. 

Kolar visit Ondede_Study Circle, Ondede_Yuva Dhwani, along with Coalition/Okoota members and Karnataka Intersex Association on education policy conversation with Vice Chancellor Shri Niranjan, Dr Dominic BNU and followed by interaction with students of Degree College!!

Ondede_Study Circle in group discussion with the students of Government PU college, K.R Puram for the 19th November Event.

Tedx event planning meeting with St. Joseph’s University.

Administrative Training Institute- Government of Karnataka, Transgenders Rights and Law Protection session for the Government official department staffs by Ondede Team.

Ondede team delivered a session on Sex, Gender and Sexuality to the police officers at Thanisandra Police Training School along with Karnataka Intersex Association and Yuva_Dhwani.

Chaitanya Group from Shivamogga visited Ondede to share ideas for Convergence.

Jain University organised Kannada Rajyotsava.

Visit to Ondede’s upcoming event ground check on auditorium, meeting with the Gandhi Bhavan authorities and Police.

At V. V. N Degree College, Public Education on the Rights of Gender and Sexuality Minorities through awaring self identity and conflictions, followed by felicitation to Students Council Members and cultural performances.

Students from The Government First Pre-University College, KR Puram Learnt about the communities and ideas of convergence. Ondede_Study Circle, believes in nurturing students.

Ondede Study Circle Group has begun at PSSEMR, Davangere through Gender Parity in Sports.

Meeting time with the staffs and interns team!! 

Ondede staffs, interns and volunteers indulged in making rainbow coloured garlands for supporting small scale business.🌈#economicsustainability

On 23rd October, Ondede on Religion, Gender and Sexuality at Sharana Samskruthi Utsava, Sri Jagadguru Murugharajendra Mutt, Chitradurga. Along with Senior Principal Judge Smt Rekha, CEO of Mutt, Swamiji’s of different mutts attended on this event. Social Education to the leaders of religious institutions.

Meeting with The Judicial officers at Chitradurga for planning a theatre event for the Transgender Community.

Ondede had a meeting on the idea of Convergence with Other Back Ward communities at Chitradurga.

Ondede with the MNC leaders on educating on the rights of gender and sexuality minorities at #INFOSYS

On 19th October, The Cabinet decision which made A Historical Step Towards Inclusion: The cabinet has approved rupees 2.04 crores to transgender community under the Gruhalakshmi Yojane. It will benefit 854 families of Transgender communities in the State of Karnataka.

Ondede at Hubli Dharwad Police Academy.
Ms.Lakshman Kanakuntla (Malavika) delivered a workshop on Sex, Gender and Sexuality to the Police officers and gave an insight about the Transgender Act and Policies.. Also had an open discussion about the recent verdict on Marriage Equality.

Ondede at Manipal University on theatre performance about the struggles faced by the community in 21st century along with the vibrant students, faculties and theatre artists.

Ondede at Police Training School on Sex, Gender and Sexuality followed by Human Rights Awareness program to the police officers. 

Ondede at 15th National Skill Conference of Functional Vocational Training and Research Society (FVTRS) Skills for a changing world. 

Ondede supported Maya Bazar, Road to Utopia organised in Bangalore, a community led initiative by Sanam and team. It was a pleasure coordinating guests to this event by Ondede i.e.,
MLA Shri Rizwan Arshad, Shri Dayananda, Commissioner of Bangalore, Shri Mohammed, Assistant Commissioner, DCP North, all these guests graced the occasion as allies of the movement.

The New Board Trustees of Ondede Shri Elengovel, Smt Sudha S, Ms Rakshitha
Ms Lakshman(Malavika) Along with the Founder of Ondede..Smt Akkai Padmashali. Congratulations to the whole team to lead with new ideas of Convergence.

Members of Ondede, Karnataka State Transgender and Sexuality Minorities Coalition had a meeting with “Karnataka State AIDS Prevention Society” and “Department of Health” to discuss various health schemes and budget for the community organizations through out the State of Karnataka.

Ondede at Administrative Training Institute-Government Of Karnataka Mysore.  Ms.Rakshitha trained the Government Officers on  “Social Justice and Transgender Act”

From the community of Gender and Sexuality Minorities had a meeting with the Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka, Shri. D K Shivakumar at his office residence to discuss about the community programs and invited him to grace the occasion on the foundation day of Ondede and also met The Commissioner of Karnataka with a delegation from the community.

Dr. Akkai Padmashali, Founder of Ondede, was part of a conversation organised by All India Students Federation(AISF) on the importance of education.

One of the leading and renowned newspaper of Karnataka “PRAJAVANI” has recognized Ondede’s Study Tour Visit.

Ondede Organization led a two days scheduled Study Tour/Social Exposure Visit to the members of Karnataka State Coalition for Convergence on Gender and Sexuality Minorities, of more than forty (40) members who are from working class background and committed activists joined the delegation on 21st and 22nd September 2023 in Bangalore to make them self-empowered about:


1. High Court Judges
2. Nyaya Degula Mediation Centre
3. Interaction with Media Representatives
4. Community Self Reflections
5. Meeting with Civil Society Members

Ondede Organization led a two days scheduled Study Tour/Social Exposure Visit to the members of Karnataka State Coalition for Convergence on Gender and Sexuality Minorities, of more than forty (40) members who are from working class background and committed activists joined the delegation on 21st and 22nd September 2023 in Bangalore to make them self-empowered about:


1. Karnataka State Legislative Assembly
2. Karnataka State Legislative Council
3. Department of Transportation
4. Department of Women and Child
5. Medical Institutions
6. Interaction with Theatre Personalities
7. Community Self Reflections

Ondede At Thanisandra Police Training School. A Session Was Delivered By Ms.Rakshitha On Transgenders Rights And Protection Act To The Police Officers.

Ondede had a Board Meeting with the Trustees of the organization and worked on the agendas that has to be accomplished.

Founder of Ondede Dr. Akkai Padmashali at Christ University on how…”Gender Gap and Workspace Equity” will be achieved when people are able to access and enjoy equal rewards, resources and opportunities regardless of their gender and sexuality.

With The Students Of Bangalore City University From The Department Of Journalism On Identity And Sexuality Orientation.

Founder Of Ondede Dr. Akkai Padmashali has been selected from India to be part of a program organized by NDTV.

Ondede at Kadur Police Training School. A session was delivered by Ms. Rakshitha on Transgender Rights and Protection Act to the Police Officers.

“Embracing True Freedom: Where Identity, Sexuality and Expression Flourish Without Judgement”

Ondede had an interactive session with the students of Jain  University, Bangalore on how multiple identities shape attitude-“INTERSECTIONALITY”

Ondede Founder and Transgender Rights Activist Dr. Akkai Padmashali and Director Ms. Rakshitha Met The Additional Director General Of Police (ADGP)Shri. P. Ravindranath, IPS Officer And Requested Him To Include Transgender And Sexual Minorities Issues In The Training Syllabus For The Police Officers And He Assured Us With So Much Of Positivity.

Ondede representative Ms. Rakshitha trained the newly hired Police Officers at Chitradurga Police Training School on Transgender issues and challenges.

Ondede representative Ms. Rakshitha at Mysore Police Academy trained Police Sub-Inspector Officers on Transgender Act and Protection. 

Meeting with the Honourable Chief Minister of Karnataka Shri. Siddaramaiah discussing on the issues been faced by the community.

Team Ondede attended a theatre performance by Rumi “A SHAHAR IN THE KHAKI ROOM” at Bangalore International Centre’

Ondede At Mysore Police Training School Had A Sensitization Programme On Transgender Provision And Protection Of Rights And Act.

The Rights Of Domestic Workers. Public Hearing On The Importance Oof Upholding The Rights Of Vulnerable Women In Today’s World Organised By “STREE JAGRITI” Attended Along With Mr. B T Venkatesh Ex State Public Prosecutor, IAS Officer, Ex Cabinet Secretary, Ex MLA Ms. Sowmya Reddy and Ms. Geetha Menon. 

Ondede At Chitradurga Police Training School Of Karnataka. Ms Rakshitha Trained The Head Constables And Sub-Inspectors About Transgender Rights And Protection.

At Dayanand Sagar Business Academy, Kanakapura Road on their “SAGARA TARANGA” Event launch followed by Valley School interaction with Children, Management, Actor Shridar and Rajeev Cricketer.

Founder of Ondede Dr. Akkai Padmashali delivered a resource lecture on “INCLUSION AND HARMONY” in collabration with the National Foundation for Communal Harmony, Ministry of Home Affairs and Government of India organised by Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh.

Ondede at Channapatna Police Training School Karnataka. Ms. Rakshitha trained the newly appointed Constables and Junior Officers about Transgender Rights and Law.

Ondede team had a meeting with Shri. Vipul Kumar IPS, IGP Department Of Police-Karnataka for an inclusive training module about Transgender, Sexuality Minorities and Sex Workers throughout the State and National.  

Ondede Representatives at Belagavi Police Academy for ensuring various Department Officers to undergo training about SEX, GENDER AND SEXUALITY”

Ondede at Asserting Political Trans-Formation Poetry Workshop and Panel Discussion Organised By “KAVYA SANJE”

Kendra Sahitya Academy and Bangalore City University in association with Rani Sarala Devi Degree College on a conversation with Dr. Akkai Padmashali Autobiography “KARUNEGONDU SAVALU”

On Equal Rights For Marriage Equality With Members Of  The Gender And Sexuality Minorities Community At Alternative Law Forum.

As Part Of An Initiative, A Special Event Called ‘SAMVAAD’ Was Organized To Facilitate Meaningful Interactions Between LGBTQ++Community Representatives And The Press.

Administrative Training Institute Of Karnataka (Mysore) Ensuring Various Department Officers To Undergo Training About Transgender And Sexuality Minority Communities.

Ondede at Karnataka Police Academy(MYSORE) Sensitization Programme on Provision of Transgender Persons (Protection Of Rights)Act Course Training For Newly Recruited Sub-Inspectors And Deputy Superintendent Of Police On The Topic: “PERSPECTIVE OF SEXUAL MINORITIES AND ACCEPTANCE”

Ondede at Administrative Training Institute-Government of Karnataka Mysore. Ms Rakshitha Trained Various Departments about Policy and Transgender issues for Mainstreaming Community.

Ondede had a meeting with.. The Directorate Of Social Security and Pensions for a demand of Rs5,000 as Pension for the Elderly Transgender and Sex Workers Community had a good meeting with the Department Heads and the Vulnerable Groups.

Ondede in Solidarity and Support Of Domestic Workers Community for Social Security and Welfare Schemes. #KarnatakaGruhaKarmikaraVedike

Founder of Ondede Dr. Akkai Padmashali addressed the students on “Self Defense Mechanism To Combat Violence Against Women And Transgender Women in Society” at SSMRV_Bangalore City University.

Public Education on Gender and Sexuality at Dell Multi National Company in Bangalore.#pride

Meeting With The Senior Journalists.

Ondede Team Representatives met the Honourable Speaker Of Karnataka State Legislative Assembly Shri. @utkhader A delegation that consists of Transgender community to ensure Political Representation from the Community to Legislative Council.

Ondede Team Members met the newly elected Chief Ministers..Shri.@siddaramaiah_official, Deputy Chief Minister Shri.@dkshivakumar official and Cabinet Minister Of Health and Family Welfare Shri. @dineshgrao Of Karnataka regarding on a delegation of equal Political Representation Of Transgender Community.

Ondede Team at Vijayanagara Government First Grade College had an interactive session on Transgender Sensitization.


International Say on Gender and Sexual Minorities #IDAITHOBJMSJANSPS++Communities held at Tamil Nadu National Law University.