TransForm: Essay Competition on Transgender Rights and Law

November 22, 2016

Centre for Law and Policy Research announces



in Bangalore

on 14th and 15th December 2016


CLPR invites students to submit an essay on the topic:


“Taking Transgender Rights Seriously: Making Authentic Lives Possible”




This is open to any student enrolled in a full time educational programme.


Submission Guidelines:


Email submissions in ‘.pdf’ or ‘.doc’ formats to


The essay may adopt any consistent citation style. The word limit for the essay is 3000 words inclusive of footnotes or endnotes.


Co-authorship is permitted.


Submission Deadline: 


11:59 pm, 12th December, 2016 (Extended deadline)


Prize Money:


1st position: Rs. 7,500


2nd position: Rs. 5,000


3rd position: Rs. 2,500




The winning essays will be announced and disseminated at the Conference on 14-15 December 2016 in Bangalore.


The winners will also be informed by email.


Follow us on the Facebook event page for updates.


Supported by: Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, South Asia Office