Ms. Rukmani Maharjan

Lecturer

Academic Qualification

Highest Degree Obtained :     LL.M. International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

                                                University of Essex, UK

                                                LL.M. International Law and Constitutional Law

                                                Nepal Law Campus, Ktm, Nepal

Experience

 

1. Full time Job and Consultancy Work :

 

o  Program Coordinator, Constitutional Lawyers' Forum, Thapagaun, Kathmandu, 14 March to 15 August 2017

o  Short term Consultant, Amnesty International, London, June 2015

o  Program Associate, International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ), Kathmandu Nepal, September 15, 2012 to October 2013

o  Consultant, International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ), Kathmandu Nepal, February 15, 2012 to July 2012 under the project "Gender Responsive Transitional Justice" supported by UN Women

o  Short term consultant, International Centre for Transitional Justice (ICTJ), Kathmandu Nepal, November and December 2011

o  Short term consultancy works, AJAR Nepal during 2009 and 2012

 

2. Involvement in Study and Research:

 

o  Lead Consultant, "Reparation Demand Paper", Conflict Victims Common Platform, December 2017-February 2018

o  Assistant Researcher, Desk Study "Scope of Advancing Transitional Justice through Local Governments: A Case of Nepal", ICTJ and JuRI-Nepal, 2017

o  Associate Researcher, Research "Freedom of Expression on the Internet in Nepal (Situation mapping in relation to the Report of UNSR on FoE)", conducted by Internet Society Nepal, 2012/2013

o  Associate Researcher, Research “A Study On Gap Analysis of United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC)” conducted by Transparency International Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal, October and November 2011

o  Field Researcher for Bara, Rautahat and Dhanusha Districts, Baseline Survey on “The Status Of Violence And Crime Against Women And Children in Five Districts (Jumla, Doti, Bara, Rautahat And Dhanusha)” conducted by Nepal Police and BPRC, March - April, 2011

o  Research relating to 'The Status of Senior Citizen in Nepal' coordinated by Nepal Constitution Foundation and Supported by Alliance for Social Dialogue, February and March 2011

o  Research Assistant, Research relating to Children in conflict with law, Access to Justice and Advocacy of Rights (AJAR) Nepal, 2010

 

3. Paper Presentation/ Awareness Programme:

 

o  Sexual violence under International Law, Training, International Organization of Migration, Kathmandu, 2016

o  Basic Legal Awareness Classes to around 700-800 Women of 40 Wards of Lalitpur District during December 2011 and January 2012

o  A paper on 'Women and Empowerment' in Women Groups Assembly, Lalitpur, on 1 May, 2011

o  A paper on 'Women and Peace:  A Socio-legal Perspective in Nepalese Context' in the seminar 'Women and Peace' organized by Telegraph Weekly, on 26 December, 2009

o  A paper on 'Women and Reproductive Rights in Nepal' in the seminar , 2009

 

 

4.  Articles:

 

o  ‘ “Critical Analysis of Abortion Rights in Nepal” published in Nepal Bar Council Law Journal 2013, Vol. XII, 2013

o  'Youth and Law', a write up for International Youth Day Celebration, YUWA, 2012

o  'Women, Reasonable Women and Exclusive Women: Getting it or Losing it' published in LL.M. Law Journal, Vol 2, 2011

o  'Tarai and Mahilaka Sapana' in Kantipur Daily on 2 August, 2011

o  'Nepal: Gender Discrimination and Conflict' on  http://www.telegraphnepal.com/ , January 2010

o  'Conflict, Peace process and Gender: Nepalese Scenario' published on http://www.telegraphnepal.com/, January 2010

o  'Women and the Constitution: Reasonable Women's View in Nepalese Context' published in Nepal Law Review Vol 21, No 1 & 2, 2009

 

 

 

Achievements

 

Medal

 

o  Nepal Bidhya Bhusan 2072, a medal presented by the President of Nepal for academic excellence, September 2015.

o  Loka Raj Gyawali Gold Medal (Convocation Medal) for having secured the highest marks in LL.B. degree of 2065.

o  Nepal Chhatra Viddhyapadak 2065, a medal presented by the President of Nepal for academic excellence

 

Awards

 

o  Chevening Scholarship Award 2013-2014, UK Government Scholarship in order to pursue LL.M. (International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law) at the University of Essex, Colchester, UK 

o  Nepal Bar Council Award 2069 for having secured the highest marks in LL.M. degree of 2069

o  Narayan Prasad Devakota Award, 2068 for having secured the highest marks in LL.M. First Year.

o  Nepal Bar Council Award 2065 for having secured the highest marks in LL.B. degree of 2065.

o  Shanta Thapaliya Family Law Award 2061 for Academic Year 2062

 

 

Appreciation Letter

 

o  Nepal Bar Council Appreciation for having secured the first position in Bar Exam 2065

o  Nepal Bar Council Appreciation for having secured the first position among women in Bar Exam 2065