Lost in translation - Sudha Shetty

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This seminar was held on 4 June 2013 at Tāmaki Innovation Campus, University of Auckland.

Sudha Shetty spoke about immigrant women and child custody issues for mothers who have experienced intimate partner violence.


Sudha Shetty is a lawyer by training. She has spoken and written extensively on domestic violence issues facing immigrant women and women of colour. She developed a variety of legal access projects focused on battered women in her role as Director of the Seattle University Law School's Access to Justice Institute. She was also a founding member and chair of Chaya, a grass-roots South Asian domestic violence prevention program in Seattle. She is currently Assistant Dean for International Partnerships and Alliances at the Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley.

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Sudha Shetty was a keynote speaker at the Children, child maltreatment and intimate partner violence: Research, policy and practice conference held in Wellington in June 2013.