Mansi Singh

Research Associate

Mansi graduated from Jawaharlal Nehru University in 2017 with a Masters in Political Science. She went on to pursue an M.Sc. in International Social and Public Policy from the London School of Economics in 2019.

She has previously worked with the Government of India on RSBY (now the National Health Protection Scheme). She has been part of voter awareness campaigns and community healthcare groups in Bihar. Most recently, she worked as a Researcher at the LSE South Asia Centre.

Her areas of interest are sexuality, gender rights with a focus on transgender rights, and sociality of exclusion.

 

Blog

India’s International Obligations Form the Basis for a new Equality Law

June 4, 2021

India has enacted several legislations due to its international commitments. The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 was enacted to comply with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Person with Disabilities. The Protection of Human Rights Act 1993 refers to human rights as outlined in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (ICESCR).

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Intersectional Nature of Discrimination- the Case of Koraga Tribe

September 21, 2020

This post will focus on the Koraga Tribe in Karnataka and Kerala, and the intersectional nature of the discrimination they face. While the Koragas are classified as a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PVTG), their population continues to dwindle and they remain in abject poverty.

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