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Adv.Jyoti Poudel

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Education & Qualification:

MA in Sociology, Bachelor in Law
Tribhuwan University,
PIL Research Scholar, Colombia University, USA


Chairperson at Consortium For Women’s Rights

Career History:

Consortium For Women’s Rights
July 2010 – Present (3 years 9 months)Anam Nagar, Kathmandu Nepal
Consultant Lawyers
Lawyers and Company
December 2006 – June 2009 (2 years 7 months)Bijulibazar, Kathmandu
-Engaged in Practicing of Law as an advocate in the Supreme, Appellate and District Court/s of Nepal.
-Well versed and experienced in Drafting, Counseling, & Pleading in Civil & Criminal cases.
-Focused Involvement in Women, Human Rights & Public Interest Litigation (PIL) cases.
-Active Involvement in Community & Court referred Mediation.
Advocacy Program co-ordinator
Women’s Rehabilitation Centre (WOREC)
July 2000 – December 2006 (6 years 6 months)Balkumari, Lalitpur, Nepal
1.Formulating programs related to Advocacy Policies and issues relating to Implementation, Management, Monitoring and Supervision;
2.Responsible for management, analysis and feedback of advocacy related issues/communications received from branch office;
3.Spokesperson for WOREC in events involving various stakeholders and target groups;
4.Prepare and arrange distribution of fact sheets related to advocacy cases and analyse/track consequence effects;
5.Responsible for contesting against publications that are in opposition and offensive to women and child rights;
6.Coordinate, discuss and arrange meetings between co-working institutions on advocacy;
7.Conduct Training on Women’s Rights and Human Rights;
8.Social Awareness classes about gender, Mediation, social exploitation,
9.Trafficking, Migration and Social inclusion;
Consultant Sociologist
Udaya Consultancy Service
February 1998 – June 2000 (2 years 5 months)Kathmandu Nepal
Mainali Law Firm
March 1994 – January 1998 (3 years 11 months)Putalisadak, Kathmandu Nepal
Social Lawyer
Legal Aid and Consultancy Centre (LACC)
August 1994 – January 1995 (6 months)Kathmandu Nepal
•Actively involved in organizing women lawyers for enhancement of their professional expertise and creating space for them in the legal system.
•Involved in promotion of basic concepts of human rights as enshrine in international human rights instruments ratified and acceded by Nepal.
•Playing crucial role in enabling women to claim their rights by using legal mechanisms in their struggle for justice, peace, equality and development.
•Advocating for women prospective policy change and their proper implementation.
•Working towards empowering and building capacity of women for the holistic development in right based approach.
•Filling the various public interest litigation for changing law and policy and access to justice.
•Working on strategic public interest litigation.