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Nitu Kumari Assistant Professor at Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur

Nitu Kumari is an Assistant Professor at Maharashtra National Law University. She teaches legal history and international law. She completed her MPhil in International Organization from the Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament (CIPOD), School of International Studies (SIS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. She is currently doing her doctoral research from Human Rights Studies Programme, SIS, JNU, New Delhi. She was also a junior research fellow (JRF) of UGC.

She has published many articles and books on gender justice, child rights, human rights issues, international politics, international organizations, legal history and contemporary legal discourse. She is also working as an editor of the MNLU, Nagpur Contemporary Law Review journal. She has also presented many research papers at national and international conferences. She organizes and participates in many conferences. She had worked with the NGO Sampark for unnoticed child literacy. Prof. Kumari participated as a keynote speaker in National Seminar on ‘Sindh: A Cultural Legacy’ sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. Recently, she was awarded with Best Paper Award for the paper titled ‘Forced Marriage: Violation of Gender Rights’ in the Jamia Teachers’ Association Multidisciplinary International  Conference 2020, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.