Archive for authorJayna Kothari

Advocate Jayna Kothari practices in the High Court of Karnataka and the Supreme Court. She is Executive Director of the Centre for Law and Policy Research which works extensively on transgender rights. She has taken up and argued cases on transgender issues in the High Court and has filed a constitutional challenge to Section 377 in the Supreme Court.

The Right to Privacy: The Promise for full Recognition of Transgender Rights

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RtP_trans2When petitions against Aadhaar were filed in the Supreme Court 5 years ago, little did any one think that these cases would have such a huge impact on the rights of sexual minorities in India. The judgment has completely altered …

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The Right to Privacy judgements most certainly include the right to one’s self-identified gender identity as upheld in NALSA v. Union of India.