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 v. 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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Trans Students and Educational Spaces: The Need for Better Policies

Educational institutions play a pivotal role in a student’s life, but for transgender students in India they remain another hurdle to conquer. The question of high trans dropout rates and lesser number of trans students in India finds its roots in the lack of inclusive policies being implemented. This blog argues the need for Indian institutions to make better policies and ensure holistic education for all.

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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.