GALA - Gender And Law Association

Member Profiles - Jaya Sagade

Hon. Joint Director, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
ILS Law College, Pune

Jaya Sagade is Vice Principal of the ILS Law College, Pune, India. She did her LL.M. (1979) and Ph.D. (1991) from the University of Pune. She taught in the ILS Law College from 1981 to 1989 and joined the post graduate Department of Law, University of Pune as a Reader in 1989 and continued there till 1997. In 1991 she visited the USA as a CIP - Fulbright fellow. She came back to the ILS Law College in 1997. Thereafter she did her S.J.D. (2002) from the University of Toronto, Canada. Dr. Jaya Sagade's areas of interest are gender and law, family law, human rights, and reproductive health. She has prepared draft of uniform civil code along with her colleagues. She has to her credit number of publications. She has written a monograph on Human rights for the Ford Foundation, New Delhi, India. Her book on Child Marriage in India is being published by the Oxford University Press. She has written a book on Law of Maintenance and edited a book on Women, Law and Justice in a regional language. She has completed three research projects on women's issues. She has participated in many national and international conferences and presented research papers.