Parvathi R Nair

Parvathi R. Nair work as the Senior Lawyer at the Centre for the Child and the Law. She will be assisting the team in managing and supporting the legal representation of children before the Juvenile Justice Boards and following up with lawyers assigned to the case as well as families of the children, police and stakeholders. Parvathi will also be preparing for, organising and conducting training programmes, workshops and conferences for the stakeholders in addition to drafting legal opinion, review of national and state policies.


Parvathi has completed her law degree from Christ University and is also currently pursuing an executive post graduate certificate course from Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode on Public Policy Management.


She worked as an associate at a private practice right after her graduation and then started working at Vihaan, an anti-human trafficking organisation as the legal caseworker and took part in various rescue operations, police trainings, review meetings, systemic change initiatives, and aftercare, rehabilitation and reintegration of the survivors. In addition to the above, Parvathi also handled the matters in court while assisting the prosecution in bringing forth justice to the survivors of human trafficking. She is been associated and worked with the Karnataka State Commission for the Protection of Child Rights(KSCPCR) and worked with them on various aspects such as conducting POCSO review meetings for relevant stakeholders at different districts of Karnataka and worked on revising the POCSO Standard Operating Procedures(SOP) for stakeholders. She has also been a part of Centre for the Child and the Law since June 2022, wherein she was appointed as the external lawyer and was responsible for representing children before the Juvenile Justice Boards and Children’s Courts in Bengaluru and Kolar.


Parvathi is someone who has always been extremely passionate about human rights, gender justice and rights of women and children and she believes in contributing towards creating social impact and creating and equal opportunities for all.