Lasavanne Jürgen Soocramanien
Country: Republic of Mauritius
Pronoun: He, Him
Jürgen is a gender studies graduate from the University of Mauritius. He is passionate about human rights with a strong interest in LGBTQI+ issues, women rights movements and ethnic minorities in Mauritius. Jürgen is currently serving at the Young Queer Alliance, a youth-led and LGBTIQ+ organisation as Treasurer. Most recently, Jürgen has been advocating for LGBTQI+ rights at the 121st UNHRC session and the fifth periodic review of Mauritius in Geneva.
Above all, Jürgen strongly believes in intersectionality approaches of identities and social conditions, which are effective tools in understanding the levels of oppression and privileges in societies.