Madhurima Dhanuka

Madhurima Dhanuka is a lawyer with an LLM in criminal justice from the University of Nottingham in the UK. Currently, she heads the prison reforms programme at the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, where Dhanuka leads, manages and develops initiatives to improve prison conditions, ensure access to legal aid for persons in custody and protect the rights of foreign nationals, asylum seekers and refugees in detention in India. She has written numerous studies and reports on matters related to the criminal justice system. Dhanuka has also contributed to several publications of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime on legal aid services.