Abhijit is currently Director of the Centre for Health and Social Justice, in India and Clinical Assistant Professor of the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA. Abhijit is a doctor with training in obstetrics, paediatrics and public health and has thirty years’ experience in grassroots work, training, research and policy advocacy in the fields of reproductive health, health governance and working with men on violence and gender justice.
He is currently Co-Chair of MenEngage Global Alliance, a network of organisations working with men and boys on gender equality, and Convenor of COPASAH a global health rights and social accountability network. He has been associated as an advisor with various policy making bodies in India including the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the National Human Rights Commission, and the Multi-Country office of UNWomen in New Delhi. Abhijit has many papers on public health, gender and masculinities in international and national journals and has been an invited speaker to various national and international platforms.