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Anurag, Pinki Mathur



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  • Pinki was Director, Technical, at the Lawyers Collective, Women’s Rights Initiative (LCWRI). She has extensive litigation experience ranging from matrimonial and child custody disputes to domestic violence cases. She participated in the drafting and consultation of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2006 (PWDVA) and supervised the annual monitoring and evaluation of the Act at LCWRI. As Coordinator of Asia Cause Lawyers Network, (ACLN) (an initiative of the Wellesley Centre for Gender, Wellesley College, USA and LCWRI) she facilitated a network of lawyers, activists, academics and researchers with the shared objective of engaging with feminist jurisprudence and litigation strategies. Pinki has served as a Research Consultant for a study on Service Providers under the PWDVA in the State of Maharashtra, sponsored by Masum and Swiss Aid (and authored the consequent report).

    She represented ACLN as the technical expert on domestic violence at the ASEAN Workshop on Domestic Violence, Hanoi, Vietnam (2008). Along with Indira Jaising, she provided expertise on Violence Against Women at the Consultation of the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children, Manila, Philippines (2012), hosted by the Government of Philippines, organised by UN Women and UNICEF. Pinki was a panellist at the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), Hague, on a Round Table on Women’s Access to Justice, Gender Equality and the Rule of Law (2015).

    Pinki is co-editor of
“Conflict in the Shared Household: The Law and Domestic Violence in India” Oxford University Press, 2019 (Ed: Indira Jaising, Pinki Mathur Anurag). Her most recent publication in the area of domestic violence is: “Stay Home, Stay Safe? In Lockdown with the Abuser” in “The Gendered Contagion: Perspectives on
Domestic Violence during COVID-19” Gender, Human Rights and Law, Volume 7, Centre for Women and the Law, National Law School of India University, Bangalore, 2020.

research overview

  • Prof. Pinki’s academic interests include international human rights law and feminist engagements with law and society. Pinki is currently researching the evolving narratives of gender empowerment and its engagement with the feminist movement.

full name

  • Pinki Mathur Anurag

primary email

  • pmanurag[@]jgu[dot]edu[dot]in