This opinion was published in The Wire on May 28, 2018.
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Shonottra was a Research Fellow with the Nyaaya initiative. She works in content creation and dissemination for the website. She also handles digital engagements with an aim to ensure Nyaaya's simple and actionable legal information promote access to justice. Shonottra graduated with an LL.B. degree from the University of Mumbai in 2015, and thereafter worked in litigation for a year mainly dealing with labour law, women’s rights and other related laws. She completed her LL.M. in International and Comparative Laws from Trinity College, Dublin in 2017. Soon after her LLM, with an aim to contribute to the social and development sector, she joined Nyaaya.
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