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About Poonam Joshi

Poonam Joshi is the Director of the London office and Programme Officer for South Asia for the Fund for Global Human Rights. A qualified lawyer, Poonam worked for several years for Amnesty International UK as an advisor on women’s rights.

Poonam Joshi es directora de la Oficina Europea del Fondo para los Derechos Humanos Mundiales. Anteriormente, trabajó para el Fondo Sigrid Rausing, donde estableció un nuevo programa sobre Oriente Medio y Norte de África.

Articles by Poonam Joshi

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Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

En nombre de la seguridad: cuando silenciar a los ciudadanos activos crea problemas incluso mayores

Silenciar a los activistas en nombre de la seguridad puede constreñir a los actores con más probabilidades de desafiar las ideologías extremistas, y así empeorar la inseguridad. Una contribución al debate de openGlobalRights sobre la reducción de espacios para la sociedad civil. English

In the name of security: when silencing active citizens creates even greater problems

Silencing activists in the name of security can stifle actors most likely to challenge extremist ideologies, making insecurity worse. A contribution to the openGlobalRights debate on closing space for civil society. Español

Constitutional rights, sexual rights, and "morality" in India

In the aftermath of the recent rulings in India re-criminalising homosexuality, Poonam Joshi reports on the critical role that grassroots LGBTI activists play in building public support for LGBTI rights in Karnataka

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