Webinars and other online interactive sessions organized by Varta Trust

Follow this page for announcements on online interactive sessions on a variety of issues around gender and sexuality.

Among other activities, we will attempt to bring you sessions where you (as health and legal aid service users) can interact with queer-friendly service providers and pose your questions and doubts.

To begin with the sessions will be in the nature of public events; over time we will try to organize also one-on-one chat sessions with service providers.

Webinar #1: 'Marriages under the Indian Rainbow', March 29, 2020: Hear what Debjyoti Ghosh, a human rights lawyer from Kolkata, Varta Trust volunteer and post-doctoral researcher with the Future Africa Project, University of Pretoria, South Africa, has to say about the legality of queer marriages in India. Pose your queries during a 45-minute webinar on Jitsi Meet with him on March 29, 2020 from 12 noon to 12.45 pm IST.

Register for the free webinar here.

Please click here to listen to the audio recording of the webinar, and here to access the presentation made by Debjyoti Ghosh. See also Varta webzine article Winds of Change in Marriage Law? by Mihika Poddar here.

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