There has always been a saying that behind every successful man there is a female. That may not be true and is definitely not true for some women – who manage to rise despite all odds and little support. Here are some superwomen from the legal profession who made a remarkable name for themselves.
Besides being a renowned lawyer, she is a researcher, human rights and women’s rights activist.
She has appeared in multiple noteworthy human rights cases as well as represented women and child survivors of domestic and sexual violence, victims and survivors of communal violence, extrajudicial killings (killed in encounters) and custodial torture, sexual minorities, trade unions, and political activists.
She was even identified as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by the Times magazine in 2013.