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 end notes.

Submission Deadline:

11:59 pm, 11th December, 2016

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.


Email your queries about the essay to

For further details, click HERE.

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