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Legal Cell

Legal cell of Streevani was initiated in 2006 as a response to the increasing number of women subjected to Domestic Violence and other forms of violence. Since the past 14 years over 5000 women have received legal assistance through Streevani legal cell.

Our team of lawyers with feminist legal strategies and court room experiences have been helping women from across class and community to access justice through litigation, mediation and counselling. Our lawyers represent women in cases of Domestic violence, Divorce, Right to Residence, Maintenance to wives and children, Child custody etc.

As experienced and trained women lawyers, our lawyers function as External NGO Member in various Internal Committees (IC) constituted under Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition, and Redressal) Act, 2013.

Another important area of our intervention is to provide legal training and awareness workshops to women and children.

  • To provide legal assistance to women in crisis
  • To make women aware of their legal rights
Area of Focus
  • Women in crisis situation
Action Plan
  • Legal intervention in the court of law
  • Fact finding and follow up of cases
  • Legal counselling
  • Legal training