Patronus: Probably a stubborn mule!
Favourite Quote: Never really got into quotes, but have always enjoyed the poem Invictus, ever since I was a teenager.
Gopika works directly with women, police, government authorities & other NGOs to campaign for access to justice for women survivors of sexual violence at Amnesty International India. She has trained and worked with women from diverse backgrounds on issues related to violence against women, gender and sexuality. She is a graduate of Anthropology and Development Studies from SOAS, and completed an MA in Science, Society and Development at IDS, Sussex. She has also been an advocate for young people’s sexual and reproductive health and rights. Originally from Chennai, Gopika is based in Bangalore, India and is fluent in English, Hindi, Malayalam, elementary Kannada and French. She tweets as @gopikabashi.