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?”


Competition Rules:

  • 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 objectuk@yahoo.com - please include “Essay Prize” in the email title.

  • Closing date 1st May 2020.

  • Winner to be announced 20th May 2020.


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We look forward to reading your entries! Good luck!



SurrogacyHannah Harrison