Shalu Nigam is an advocate, researcher and an activist working at the intersection of gender, law, governance and human rights issues. She has been awarded a Senior fellowship by the ICSSR, New Delhi and is connected to several organizations such as PUCL, CWDS, Indian Social Institute, Delhi among others. She has published several articles and books. Recent one is Women and Domestic Violence in India: A Quest for Justice. She is a co-author of The Founding Mothers: 15 Women Architects of Indian Constitution.
Founded in 2011, South Asia Journal (SAJ) is a policy magazine focused on issues relating to South Asia. Bearing no political affiliation, the journal’s goal is to provide discerning, critical perspectives on the South Asian sub-continent and its evolving relationship to the broader world. SAJ aims to highlight emerging regional trends, especially issues which call for more emphasis among decision makers and policy framers.