Ms. Geeta Rameshan
Geeta Rameshan has been practising since 1982 in Chennai in the area of
criminal law and family law. She has worked extensively with the legal aid
system and has represented women living with HIV/AIDS, survivors of custodial
violence, women and children who are survivors of sexual violence, undertrial
prisoners, juvenile children and minority groups that face discrimination.
She has been a Special Public Prosecutor for the CBI and has been invited by
the National Judicial Academy, Bhopal to deliver lectures.
She is a Heinz Fellow on Comparative Law, from the University of Pittsburgh,
an Eisenhower fellow on Human rights, public Interest Litigation and Justice
and has been a guest faculty on International Human Rights Law at the
University of Pittsburgh. She is an adjunct faculty at Asian College of
Journalism, Chennai where she teaches a course on Media, Law and Society.
She has co authored a book on “ Child and the Law” and has written many
papers and articles to her credit on legal issues pertaining to women and