Dona Mathew

1 November - 23 December 2016 | Profile shared during internship at IIHS

LLB, Institute of Law, Nirma University



Dona is pursuing her Bachelors in Law from Nirma University, Ahmedabad. Her interest in the planning and governance of sustainable cities and increasing civic engagement in development activities brought her to IIHS where she is an intern with the Legal and Regulation team.


In the past, she has been involved in documentation and research work for advocacy organisations, writing reports on human rights violations and categorising laws. Access to justice and citizen participation in decision making and policy formulation are issues she deeply cares about.


At IIHS, she is engaged in research on various aspects of land reforms in India.