This opinion was published in The Leaflet on August 30, 2022.
About the Authors
Lakshita is a Research Fellow at Vidhi, New Delhi working in the area of Legal Design and Regulation. Prior to joining Vidhi, Lakshita graduated with B.A.LLB. (Hons.) from the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala in 2020 and obtained her LLM degree in international law from the University of Cambridge in 2021. During her time at Cambridge, she worked as a researcher for the Cambridge ProBono Project wherein she conducted extensive research on the enforced disappearance of women.
Pragya is a Research Fellow working in the area of Legal Design and Regulation at Vidhi. Prior to joining Vidhi, she has worked as a Legal Assistant at the Law and Legislative Department of the Government of Chhattisgarh where her main work pertained to regulatory compliance and drafting of State rules and statutes. She also worked on policy research, inter-departmental disputes and government contracts. Pragya has also worked as an editor at The Feminist Times, as a law coach at Lex Templum and as an intern at India Institute, a think tank based in Delhi. She graduated from Hidayatullah Law University, Raipur in 2018 with a B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) and finished her LL.M. in Constitutional Law from National Law University Odisha in 2020. Her areas of interest are sex-offender registry and its civil regulations, privacy law, therapeutic jurisprudence, post-colonial intersectional feminist studies and trade law. She is an avid reader and has keen interest in dystopian and fantasy literature.
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