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Kishori Salunke
State Consultant, Child Protection, UNICEF & Rajmata Mission (Women and Child Department, Government of Maharashtra) , International Non-Profit Organization & Government Agency
Mumbai, Maharashtra
A lawyer, engaged in human rights law for over 9 years. I am passionate about women's and child rights. I wish to work in the legal research and policy space.

I have a good command over English and I'm well acquainted with laws concerning women and children. I'm looking for a challenging opportunity in a rights-based organisation and could consider relocation for the right opportunity.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Human Rights, Law, Migration, Conflicts, Justice
Professional Experience:
I have 9+ years experience in legal research, advocacy and policy, having worked with the criminal justice system on issues of abuse and violence against women and children. For about 5 years, I was engaged with an International Anti-Human Trafficking Organization as a legal research specialist at first and the Head of Operations (West Zone) thereafter.

I have worked with the legislative, executive and judicial arms of the state on issues concerning Trafficking in Persons and Child Rights. I have extensive experience in drafting policy and advocacy material including but not limited to concept notes, technical proposals, Standard Operating Procedures, Rules etc

I have been nominated to various state level committees for advising the Government and Judiciary in matters relating to Juvenile and Criminal justice over the last few years.

I am currently working with the UNICEF, Maharashtra Field Office as a State Consultant (through the Women and Child Department's Rajmata Mission), dealing with issues related to juvenile justice and Child Protection. My role requires me to engage with various stakeholders working on child rights, such as the Juvenile Justice Committee of the Bombay High Court, various government Departments (primarily the Women and Child Department and Police) etc. I am actively engaged in capacity building initiatives of the Child Welfare Committees, Police Officers and other child protection stakeholders in Maharashtra.
Masters in Constitutional Law (Mumbai University) 2014

Masters in Human Rights (Kings college London) 2012

BLS, LLB, Government Law College, Mumbai University (2010)

HSC (12th ) Mumbai Board (2005)

SSC, Hill Grange High School, Mumbai (2003)
Affiliations and Achievements:
I have 3 documents published in various capacities during my work on trafficking and child protection. Copies can be made available on request. Standard Operating Procedures co-authored for the UNODC are hyperlinked in my CV and are also freely available online.
Available for:
  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    5-10 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, marathi, hindi ,(can understand a little bit of gujarati)
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