Mansi Singh

Senior 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 the National Health Protection Scheme, and as a Researcher at the LSE South Asia Centre. At CLPR, she works on discrimination and intersectionality with a focus on caste and gender.

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

 

Publications

Blog

Welfare as a Human Right: An Intersectional Approach to Trans Rights in India

April 12, 2022

In this article, published by the Oxford Human Rights Hub, Mansi Singh, and Mihir Rajamane explore the need to accommodate welfare in judicial analysis of LGBTQ+ rights, by acknowledging close intersections between queer identities and identities of caste, disability and class.

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Transgender Persons and Public Spaces: Lack of Protection from the Law

March 25, 2023

Discrimination and exclusion faced by transgender and gender-variant persons is heightened in the public avenues…

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Northern Regional Consultation on the Freedom of Marriage and Association and Prohibition of Honour Crimes Bill, 2022

January 17, 2023

CLPR participated in a two-day consultation on its draft ‘The Freedom of Marriage and Association…

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CLPR | Trans Law Quarterly | Issue VI

June 28, 2022

This Pride Month, we are happy to present to you the VI Issue of our Trans Law Quarterly. In the past two years of the pandemic, we witnessed the tireless efforts of LGBTQIA+ activists, policymakers, litigants and judicial officers which resulted in timely court orders and policies safeguarding and advancing the rights of transgender persons. Putting together the quarterly has provided us a chance to reflect on how far we have come and how long the road ahead is.

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