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Yatti Soni

2016 fellow, placed with Centre for Social Justice in Ahmedabad, Gujarat as part of her fellowship. Working on setting up the communication cell of the organization that primarily works on human rights of the marginal
Barter In The Hinterlands Of Gujarat

Barter In The Hinterlands Of Gujarat


5 May 2017

I work with Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), a  legal aid organisation in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Foremost of CSJ’s vision is to create a network of legal…

A Movement Called ‘Paralegal Training’

A Movement Called ‘Paralegal Training’


7 Nov 2016

If you ask google, Paralegal is not a movement. It is a ‘person trained in subsidiary legal matters but not fully qualified as a lawyer’. But…

Teachings From The ‘Lady Lawyer of CSJ’

Teachings From The ‘Lady Lawyer of CSJ’


27 Oct 2016

I personally, play the whole feedback moment on loop in my head. But it’s just a feedback, what about the people who are told that they don’t deserve to live? What about someone who is fighting domestic violence? How do they stop thinking about it?

Emotions Or Rationale, What Will You Choose?

Emotions Or Rationale, What Will You Choose?


23 Oct 2016

“Paise de do. Mere Maa nahi, Mere Papa nahi.” (Translation: Please give me some money. I don’t have any parents) I had just got down at…

Teachings From An NGO Desk

Teachings From An NGO Desk


27 Sep 2016

Well, not much has changed over my desk except the calendar page and my laptop’s icon density. But this untethered desk has taught me lessons, lessons specific to this…

Life With A Bathtub

Life With A Bathtub


23 Aug 2016

My fellowship placement is a complete contrast to what I have been preparing for. To me, the fellowship was going to be a tough uncomfortable experience with negligible amount of…

Why Does The Government Exist?

Why Does The Government Exist?


5 Aug 2016

why do we have this body of unknown people poking into our interests?