Sapana Pradhan Malla is a Nepalese Supreme Court Judge and member of the Nepalese Constituent Assembly. She is a former president of the Forum for Women, Law & Development. In 2008, she was a joint winner of the Gruber Prize for Women’s Rights. Born in Nawalparasi district, Pradhan has a master's degree in Comparative Law from the University of Delhi. She was selected as Nepal’s candidate for the Convention for the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women’s (Cedaw) 2015-2018 term, but did not secure enough votes. She also has a Mid Career Master from Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She has been appointed as member of the Committee Against Torture (CAT) 2014-2017 term.