The presentation concludes by mapping the challenge of advancing the rights of LGBT persons as a socio-political and a legal struggle.
About the Speaker:
Arvind Narrain is a founder member of the Alternative Law Forum in Bangalore, India, a collective of young lawyers who work on a critical practise of law.
He works on issues pertaining to human rights and also with specific reference to the human rights of those who are discriminated against on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation.
He is also the author of Queer: Despised sexualities and Social Change and co-editor of Because I have a voice: Queer politics in India and Law Like Love: Queer perspectives on law.
He is also part of the team of lawyers who represented Voices Against 377 in the High Court and Supreme Court in the Naz Foundation case.
He has done a bachelor’s in law from the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) followed by a master’s degree from the University of Warwick on a Chevening scholarship. He may be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Time: 5 pm
Date: Friday, 31st January, 2014
Venue: CLPR Lecture Hall
Centre for Law and Policy Research, D6 Dona Cynthia, 35 Primrose Road, Bangalore 560025
Tel/Fax: +91-80-40912112/ clpr.org.in
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