Justice Gita Mittal Awarded Nari Shakti Puraskar
March 8 IAWJ member, Justice Gita Mittal, the Acting Cheif Justice of the Delhi High Court, has been awarded the Nari Shakti Puraskar by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. The award is given to individual women for their achievement and impact on Indian society, the award. The award has been called the “highest civilian honor for women in India.” Justice Mittal has had an incredible career full accomplishments, particularly her efforts working for equal access to justice. “Justice Mittal long recognized that following a universal procedural apporach in typical court room trials involving sexual violence on women and children severely impedes equal access to justice,” writes Approva Mandhani. We are honored to have Justice Gita Mittal as a IAWJ member.