Juwairia Mehkri

External consultant | mjuwairia at iihs dot ac dot in


2018   MA, Community Organisation and Development Practice, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

2012   BA, Journalism, Psychology and English Literature, Mount Carmel Carmel College, Bangalore



Countries: India
States: Karnataka, Maharashtra, Odisha, Haryana
Cities: Bengaluru, Mangalore, Mumbai, Palghar, Bhubaneswar, Faridabad
Languages: English, Hindi, Kannada, Urdu

Juwairia has spent the last decade working in the field of urban development, of which, six years were spent towards gaining work and academic experience on issues pertaining to urban poor and housing rights. Her interests are deeply rooted in questions of equitable access of housing, politics of planning and contestations around legality and legitimacy of slum settlements and explorations of alternative solutions of the urban poor in their claim for housing rights.