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The Struggle for Human Rights in India by Vrinda Grover
Tue 7 February 2017, 18:30 – 21:00 GMT
Internationally known human rights lawyer, Vrinda Grover, will be giving the first Noor Inayat Khan Memorial Talk.
The Liberte' series of talks aims to keep the spirit of Noor Inayat Khan alive by broadly focussing on the principles she stood for: freedom, non-violence and religious tolerance, all of which are even more relevant today.
Vrinda Grover is an Advocate in the Supreme Court of India based in New Delhi. Her work as a lawyer, researcher and human rights activist has led to landmark cases representing victims and survivors of sexual violence, communal conflict, extra-judicial executions, custodial torture and rights defenders.
Vrinda has contributed to the drafting of laws including The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005 and The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013, among others. She is a member of the UN Women Civil Society Advisory Group for South Asia (CSAG) and is a Bureau member of South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR).
In 2013, 'TIME' magazine listed her among the 100 Most Influential People in the World.