Swagata Raha was a researcher at CPR’S Accountability Initiative (AI).
She has worked with the South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre (SAHRDC) where she principally authored several papers. She has taught courses on Legal Methods, Family Law, and Gender and Law at the School of Law, Christ University, Bangalore. She has worked with the Lawyers Collective, HIV/AIDS Unit, Bangalore and was also involved in the campaign on the HIV/AIDS Bill. She has several publications on issues concerning human rights, gender, and disability law.
Banda completed her B.A. LLB (Hons) from the National University of Juridical Sciences.