Subin Mulmi

Executive Director
Subin is a human rights lawyer and researcher based in Nepal. He recently worked as the Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Advisor for Mercy Corps. Nepal. Before that he worked for Forum for Women, Law and Development (FWLD) in Kathmandu as the Programme Coordinator for 4 years and then as the Senior Legal Advisor for a year where his responsibilities ranged from project planning, implementation, advocacy, litigation and research on statelessness, migration and human rights. In particular, he implemented a project on 'civil documentation' supported by UNHCR. He has a Master's degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University where he focused on gender, human rights and migration. He has conducted a number of studies on acquisition of citizenship certificates and statelessness in Nepal. He identifies as a staunch feminist and adopts a strong intersectional feminist lens in all his work and writings.

Shuchi Purohit

Research Coordinator
Shuchi is a lawyer based in India and teaches undergraduate students of law at Jindal Global Law School. She completed her LLM in International Law from The Fletcher School. During her time, she pursued her interests in human rights law and the law of armed conflict, with a particular focus on addressing intergenerational statelessness faced by children in Northwest Syria. Prior to her Masters’, she contributed comprehensively in the drafting of the Securing Citizenship which was a report on citizenship deprivation institutions of India. The report looked into whether citizenship deprivation institutions of India adhered to due-process standards prescribed by international law norms. Her work was recognized by Jindal Global University and she was awarded with the Dean’s Awards on “Outstanding Contribution to Legal Aid Services” and “Outstanding Contribution to Institution Building” in 2021. Her areas of interest predominantly include International Human Rights law, International Humanitarian Law, and Transitional Justice.

Jenna Biedscheid

Research Fellow
Jenna is a Fulbright Nepal Open Study/Research Student conducting research on Nepali migrant workers’ lived experiences in Afghanistan at the end of the war. In 2021, she interned at the Law and Policy Forum for Social Justice (LAPSOJ) in Nepal assisting with policy analysis of Nepal’s Bilateral Labour Migration Agreements. She is an alumna of Colorado State University, where she received her bachelor’s in Social Work and minor in International Development. While studying under the School for International Training (SIT) Nepal in her undergrad, she conducted research on “Non-state Actors’ initial COVID-19 Response in Nepal”. Jenna’s main interests are in rights advocacy, global migration, international social work, and amplification of underrepresented voices.