Sohini Sengupta, alumni of Anant National University, was awarded the 13th Laadli Media & Advertising Awards for Gender Sensitivity in 2023, at Rajasthan International Centre, Jaipur.
Sengupta’s ‘Trans Voices In Campuses’: The need for safe spaces beyond electoral lip service’ was published on ‘Feminism In India’.
Sohini’s article explores the challenges faced by the transgender community, including invisibility and homophobia and highlights the lack of infrastructure like inclusive toilets and discriminatory pedagogical practices. It advocates for eliminating micro-aggressions and creating a truly inclusive society.
The Laadli Media Awards for Gender Sensitivity are unique global awards given exclusively for promoting gender sensitivity in the media.