Kirthi Jayakumar

Kirthi is a legal researcher and lawyer. A Peace and Conflict studies enthusiast, Kirthi is a volunteer with the UN.
She is presently a Commissioning Editor with e-IR, an online International Relations portal, the Logistics and Constituents Head at The Channel Initiative, working for post-conflict reconstruction in the DR Congo, specifically targeting women. Kirthi works with DeltaWomen, as a writer and with CAAGLOP, as a Managing Editor and writer on African Policy.
Recently, Kirthi 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 ConflictEnvironment. Kirthi dabbles with Intelligence and Security Analysis with Open Briefing, as an Associate Researcher, at 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.
Kirthi is a legal researcher and lawyer. Her interest and experience over all lie in Peace and Conflict, Public International Law, Gender issues, International Humanitarian Law, and in terms of a regional focus, in Afghanistan, the Middle East, DR Congo and South-Asia.