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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Madras High Court allows transgender applicants to write exam for Police Constable selections despite age bar

CLPR represented three transgender persons in appealing to the Madras High Court for the relaxation of the age bar for the post of grade II police constable.

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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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Supreme Court Observer

A living archive of the Supreme Court of India.


Constituent Assembly Debates

Read, Search, Explore & Engage with India’s Constitutional Origins.


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.

News & Media

Constitutional Culture

Internet Shutdowns need to be challenged- Jayna Kothari, Senior Advocate, High Court of Karnataka

The Quint

February 20, 2020

Constitutional Culture

CAA stir spurs demand for copies of Constitution

Hindustan Times

February 11, 2020


Constitutional Culture

SC Observer Workshop: Dayanand Sagar University

10:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M.

07March 2020

Transgender Rights

Conversations on the Transgender (Protections of Rights Act) 2019

2:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M.

13March 2020