Arjun Joshi new German Chancellor Fellow (Humboldt Foundation) at SSW

Arjun Joshi holds a Master’s in Public Policy (MPP) from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and is a UK Government funded Chevening Scholar.

He lives in Berlin and conducts research as a German Chancellor Fellow from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation along with Social Science Works.

He has worked in government and politics for several years and has formulated Education, Water and Health Policy for the Government of Delhi as an advisor to the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of the Delhi Government.

Arjun has served as an advisor at the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW), a statutory body of the Government of Delhi constituted to investigate and examine all matters related to the safety and security of women under the constitution and other laws in Delhi, India. During his tenure at the DCW, Arjun actively worked on numerous cases of crimes against women.

His dedication to gender rights extended beyond policy work into activism. He led the grassroots movement known as the ‘Rape Roko Movement’ or the ‘Stop Rape Movement’ in 2018.

He is currently working as Research Fellow at Social Science Works. The topic of his research is: “Strengthening the social sector landscape of India: Building public discourse through civil society instead of political parties.”

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