Focus Areas

Reproductive Rights

Our law and policy research, litigation and intervention advances autonomy of women and adolescent girls.

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Transgender Rights

Since 2015 we have engaged in path breaking litigation and law and policy research that shapes the field of transgender rights in India.

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Discrimination & Intersectionality

Our core focus in combating discrimination on the basis of disability, sex, gender identity and caste has resulted in high impact litigation and in depth, insightful social science research on intersectionality.

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CLPR files Applications before Karnataka High Court for protecting transgender persons during the COVID-19 lockdown

The Karnataka High Court has taken up a public interest litigation on relief measures during the COVID lockdown, ranging from access to food and essential items, access to medicines, animal welfare and parole for prisoners. In these ongoing PILs, CLPR has filed an Intervention Application on behalf of Ondede, an organisation working for the rights of transgender persons, and the Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, which works closely with SC/ST communities especially manual scavenging groups, tribal and forest-dwelling communities, slum dweller and other vulnerable groups.

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Anupama D. v. The Office of the Directorate of the Disabled and Senior Citizens Empowerment & Ors.

The Petitioner is a person with blindness. She had applied for the post of Assistant Teacher in the Blind Children’s Residential School, Chitradurga (Respondent No. 6) which is an aided…

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Jeeva M. v. State of Karnataka & Anr.

CLPR represented a transgender person seeking change of name and gender in school certificates and pre-university records before the Karnataka High Court.

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Trans Law Cell

5-6 pmEvery Tuesday

CLPR hosts weekly drop in sessions for members of the transgender and sexual minority community.

CLPR lawyers are available to answer your legal queries or questions, to provide legal advice and to assist with litigation.

No prior appointment or registration is required.

No fees will be charged for this service.