Assistant Professor and Assistant Director, Centre for Women, Law and Social Change, Jindal Global Law School
B.A. (Keele,UK), M.A. (SOAS-London)
Severyna Magill’s research interests include access to gender sensitive, rights based justice, gender based violence, human rights law, and reproductive rights of women. She has been working at Jindal Global Law School, India, since 2012. She teaches Human Rights Law and Theory and Human Rights of Women: International Comparative Perspectives. Severyna is currently researching access to justice for women experiencing domestic violence at the district court level in Haryana. She has previously worked as the Project Manager for an NGO in east London supporting migrant women from outside the EEA who had insecure immigration status. Many of the clients had or were experiencing domestic violence and needed legal and social support.
In London she was a member of the External Partners Advisory Group evaluating and defining key UK government funded services delivered by Tower Hamlets Council (London), a member of the Evaluation panel for 'Welcome to the UK' project delivered by Learning Unlimited, Institute of Education, London, funded by the European Integration Fund, and the Third Sector Representative for a 'No Recourse to Public Funds: Human Rights Based Approach' study between the British Institute of Human Rights and Tower Hamlets Council. Severyna also previously worked on a UNIFEM (now UN Women) project on access to redress from domestic violence via the Panchayat system in Himachal Pradesh and on access to financial subsidies for single mothers below the poverty line. She obtained her Masters in International Law from SOAS in 2009.