Uma Sriram

Uma Sriram is an independent advocate in the family court in Mumbai. She is a columnist in various Hindi and Marathi newspapers and magazines. She has written on a variety of social issues such as People living with HIV/AIDS, Tribal Rights and Atrocities, Domestic violence, Women and Children Rights, Child trafficking, Khap Panchayat, the significance of Obama's election to President, article on black history month (February), Hindu Code Bill, Genocide in Syria, Perception of Kamala Harris in the run-up to the US elections, Hundred years of the 19th Amendment (electoral rights for women) in the US, Portrayal of Indians in Hollywood films and recently on Narcotic drugs and Organised crimes. She completed Graduation and post-graduation from Delhi University. She completed her Law degree in 2016 from the Dr. Ambedkar College of Law, Mumbai University. She has participated in moot courts and has written multiple street-plays on various constitutional issues for her college to be performed on 26th January. She helps 120 children of NT DNT under the "Uma Sriram scholarship" providing school material and most of these students are former dropouts who had left the educational system and gone to earn a living through rearing goats and cattle. Their nomadic lifestyle has never let them be stable in any schools.