Entrenching Impunity, Peddling Justice for Rape: A Case for Feminist Civil Liberties
Advocate, Supreme Court of India
Vrinda Grover is a lawyer, researcher and human rights activist based in New Delhi. She obtained her law degree from Delhi University and her Master’s degree in Law from New York University, School of Law. She actively engages with the women’s rights and human rights movements.
As a lawyer she has appeared in landmark cases representing victims and survivors of, gender-based violence, communal conflict, extra-judicial executions, sexual minorities, human rights defenders and media practitioners. Her research and writing probes impunity for targeted violence against religious minorities, human rights violations in conflict areas and the role of law in the subordination of women.
In 2018, she was conferred an Honorary Degree by SOAS, University of London, in recognition of her contribution to the area of human rights and civil liberties. In 201Time magazine listed her among the 100 most influential people in the world.