Justice Leila Seth Fellowship


Maja Daruwala

Maja Daruwala, a barrister by training, has been working to advocate for rights and social justice for over 35 years. She was Director of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), an international non-governmental organisation headquartered in New Delhi with offices in London, UK and Accra, Ghana, for 20 years until September 2016. During her time at CHRI, she built the organisation into a strong advocate for access to justice, specialising in police and prison reform and the public right to access information. Maja is also a consultant to Tata Trusts and anchors its India Justice Reports.