Mrinalini        Ravindranath

Mrinalini Ravindranath is a lawyer/researcher and Research Head at the Criminal Justice and Police Accountability Project. She is also an Inlaks Fellow for Social Engagement for 2022-2024.

She graduated with her BA/LLB from WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata in 2018. After graduation, she worked with Partners for Law in Development, a feminist legal resource organization, for 3 years, focusing on research and advocacy at the national and South Asia level around themes of increased incarceration of vulnerable groups at the intersection of gender and criminal law and specifically through the issues of child marriage and criminalization of sexuality. She was the lead researcher in a study questioning the impact of the Karnataka amendment to the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act and coordinated the activities of the National Coalition Advocating for Adolescent Concerns. Prior to joining the CPA Project, she worked as a consultant researcher with the Dalit Human Rights Defenders Network (DHRD-Net) on a 21-state RTI study tracing the efficacy of public functionaries appointed under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. 

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