akshay khanna - Research Fellow
Participation Power and Social Change
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Central and South Asia; India; United Kingdom.
Akshay Khanna works on the intersections of anthropology, activism and development praxis and is a founder member of Prism, a Delhi-based queer activist collective, and has worked as a human rights lawyer, focusing on issues arising out of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and contributed to drafting the law against domestic violence in India.
Akshay's research focuses on law and epidemiology as two arenas where queer activists in India make claims to recognition and justice. Over the years Akshay has worked as a consultant to various development actors in issues ranging from sexuality, gender, health care practices, intellectual property law, reproductive technologies and human rights.
Akshay joined the Power Participation and Social Change team as a Research Fellow in September 2010.
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