Focus Areas

Disability Rights

CLPR has been shaping the discourse of disability law in India through its research and litigation.

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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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Impact

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Dr. Trinetra Haldar Gummaraju Vs. State of Karnataka & Ors.

The Petitioner has filed the public interest litigation (PIL)- W.P No. 19706 of 2021 to address the lack of inclusive and safe accommodation for transgender students in higher educational institutions.

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The Need for a Law on Honour Crimes

Last month, a Special Court at Madurai convicted 10 of committing an honour crime in Tamil Nadu. The verdict led to renewed demands for a separate legislation that targets the heinous acts known as ‘honour killings’. This piece outlines the current legal framework for dealing with such acts and how a targeted law will be better equipped to ensure their deterrence. 

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The Freedom of Marriage and Association and Prohibition of Honour Crimes Bill, 2022: A Draft Legislation for Tackling Crimes in the Name of ‘Honour’ and Protecting Individual Liberty

The Freedom of Marriage and Association and Prohibition of Honour Crimes Bill 2022 is a A Draft Legislation prepared by CLPR for Tackling Crimes in the Name of ‘Honour’ and Protecting Individual Liberty. It provides the legal framework to prevent, investigate and adjudicate crimes in the name of ‘honour’.

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Initiatives

Supreme Court Observer

A living archive of the Supreme Court of India.

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Constitution of India.net

A one-stop shop for everything about the Constitution of India, 1950

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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.