Aj Agrawal

Research Associate

Aj Agrawal graduated from RML National Law University, Lucknow in 2016 with B.A. LL.B(Hons.) and completed an LL.M in International Legal Studies & Human Rights from SOAS, University of London in 2018.

He has previously worked as an associate consultant for the Govt. of Telangana at the Society for Elimination of Rural Poverty on several development programs.

Aj has a wide range of interests from  gender, queer rights, intersectionality to international human rights and postcolonial studies in international law.

Blog

CLPR | Trans Law Quarterly | Issue I

June 10, 2020

Putting this newsletter together became a practice of accounting how we gather together, of holding to our greatest capacity as we shrink in the onslaught of terrible abandonment and destruction. We hope that whenever you find the time to peruse through this, it will remind you that we are in this together.

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Need for Recognition of Trans Rights in International Human Rights Law

April 9, 2020

A cursory look at the development of trans rights indicates that the world has made significant progress in addressing the recognition of gender identity rights. These regional and domestic developments do not, however, recompense the reality that transgender persons still suffer some of the most pervasive forms of violence and discrimination. In the absence of concrete universal standards, States are free to formulate laws that grant limited or arbitrary rights to transgender persons.

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