Hon. Justice Sapana Pradhan Malla

Hon. Justice Sapana Pradhan Malla is the Judge at the Supreme Court of Nepal. In 2008, she was the joint winner of the Gruber Prize for Women’s Rights. She has been appointed as a member of the Committee Against Torture (CAT) 2014-2017 term. As a practicing lawyer before the Supreme Court of Nepal, she was involved in almost all leading public litigation in that country, including cases as legalization of abortion, criminalization of marital rape, and equality in marriage and family law. Justice Malla has worked as the president of the Forum for Women, Law & Development and vice president of the Legal Aid Consultancy Center, and has served as National Coordinator for the South Asian Women’s Law Association.