OBJECT Essay Competition 2020
We are excited to announce the launch of the 2020 OBJECT essay competition! This competition is open to young women aged 17 - 30. The first prize is £400, with a runner-up prize of £200. The winning essays will be published on our website. The winner will also be invited to OBJECT’s AGM held in London in June 2020 to receive their prize from a well-known feminist academic or campaigner. Winners will also be offered the opportunity to do a research internship with OBJECT.
Essay Title: How do ‘altruistic’ and commercial surrogacy affect the rights of women and children?”
Open to women aged 17 - 30 (please include scanned ID with your submission as proof of age).
Essay must be evidence-based, fully referenced with a wide and deep focus and a feminist approach.
Up to 6000 words plus references.
Submit your essay via email to firstname.lastname@example.org - please include “Essay Prize” in the email title.
Closing date 1st May 2020.
Winner to be announced 20th May 2020.
Kajsa Ekis Ekman. (2013). Being and Being Bought: Prostitution, Surrogacy and the Split Self
Renate Klein. (2017). Surrogacy: A Human Rights Violation.
Jennifer Lahl, Melinda Tankard Reist & Renate Klein. (eds.). (2019). Broken Bonds: Surrogate Mothers Speak Out
Stop Surrogacy Now - An international coalition of campaigners against surrogacy.
The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network - Includes information on surrogacy and egg donation.
We look forward to reading your entries! Good luck!