#PrideMonth: Rights of Transgender People in India
In the spirit of #PrideMonth, Bangalore International Centre recorded a podcast with Jayna Kothari in which she talked about trans rights, important legal judgments in India, the US and elsewhere in recent years, and the path towards gender equity and inclusion. Listen here.
PIL challenging Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act 2019
CLPR has filed a writ petition before the Supreme Court of India on behalf of Grace Banu, Vyjayanti Vasanta Mogli, KMV Monalisa, Anindya Hajra and Sirra Santosh against the Union of India represented by both Ministry of Law and Justice and Ministry of Social Justice. In this petition they sought a declaration that Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 12(3), 18(a) and 18(d) of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 are unconstitutional, being violative of their fundamental rights under Articles 14, 15, 19 and 21 of the Constitution of India, 1950. Read More