Kirthi Jayakumar

Kirthi is a legal researcher, lawyer and volunteer with the UN. A Peace and Conflict studies activist, she is presently a Commissioning Editor with e-IR, an online International Relations portal, and Logistics and Constituents Head at The Channel Initiative, working with women for post-conflict reconstruction in the DR Congo. Kirthi works with DeltaWomen, as a writer and with CAAGLOP as a Managing Editor and writer on African Policy. Recently, she was part of the UNICEF-UN Women Global Thematic Consultation on Addressing Inequalities through her paper titled The Rule of Law to combat Sexual Violence in a Conflict Environment. Kirthi works on Intelligence and Security Analysis with Open Briefing as an Associate Researcher on the Asia-Pacific Desk, and runs an International Law Consultancy and Academic Journal called A38. Kirthi has written ad-hoc features for forums that include TransConflict, WorldPulse and PeaceXPeace and is a member of the TrustLaw Network.