Ruchira Goswami


Ruchira Goswami is associated with the National University of Juridical Sciences since 2000. She offers courses in Sociology, Human Rights Law and Gender and Law.

As a British Chevening Scholar, she has a post graduate degree in Human Rights from London School of Economics. She has been a visiting lecturer in International Development Studies at the International Summer School, University of Oslo. She is also a guest faculty in M.Phil course in Women Studies at Jadavpur University, Calcutta and post graduate course in Sociology of Crime and Deviance in Calcutta University.

Her publications are in the area of International Human Rights of Women, Intellectual Property and Women's Rights and Right to Food in India. She has participated in several international and national workshops and conferences.

Her areas of interest include human rights of women, gender and law and women's movements. She regularly conducts human rights training programmes for youth, women and personnel in governmental and voluntary associations. She is one of the founder members of Gender and Law Association; one of the trustees of Anjali: a voluntary organization based in Calcutta that works in the area of human rights and mental health. She is a member of Nari Nirjatan Pratirodh Mancha - an activist feminist organization in Calcutta and Maitree - a women's rights network and also associated with various human rights organizations at the local and national level.



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