Devyani Srivastava is presently consulting with the Police Reforms Program on issues related to documentation of custodial deaths in police custody, implementation of Supreme Court directives on police reforms and consolidation of the City Core Group, a network of civil society activists based in Mumbai. Devyani joined CHRI in 2010 and has been involved in, and with time, led, various research and advocacy initiatives on issues such as police oversight, gender mainstreaming, access to justice for vulnerable groups, crime victimisation and safety perception, and safeguards on arrests. From 2011-2016, she oversaw the program’s activities in South Asia. From January 2021 till April 2023, she served as the head of the program and represented CHRI as a member of the Bureau of Police Research and Developments’ Micro Mission 7 on Women and Child. She was also a member of the team that partnered with the National Council for Applied Economic Research in the design and implementation of a national crime victimization survey commissioned by the Government of India in 2019. She has contributed to the design and delivery of several workshops and lectures on policing at educational institutions, including at police training institutions and academies; developed educational booklets; coordinated campaigns; and published several reports, policy documents and media articles. Previously, she worked with the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, an independent think tank based in New Delhi, where her research focused on internal security, extremism and insurgencies. She completed her Master’s Degree in International Relations from University of Warwick (UK) and Bachelors’ degree in Political Science from Hindu College, University of Delhi. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.