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Oishik Sircar

Oishik Sircar is a human rights lawyer and independent researcher from India and presently Graduate Scholar in Women's Rights at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. He has worked as a campaigner with Amnesty International and has taught at the Women's Studies Centre, University of Pune and Research Centre for Women's Studies, SNDT Women's University, Mumbai. He was awarded the 2004 WISCOMP Scholar of Peace Fellowship and is a co-recipient of the 2008 CRY National Child Rights Fellowship. He works and writes in the areas of postcolonial feminist legal theory, sexual rights, migration studies and cultures of human rights.