Bhavya Gupta
Assistant Professor

Bhavya Gupta is pursuing a Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in the discipline of International Organisation from the Centre for International Politics, Organisation and Disarmament (CIPOD) in the School of International Studies (SIS) at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). She has earned her Master of Laws (LLM) in Human Rights Law from the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore.
She is an experienced teacher and researcher in the areas of Human Rights Law, International Humanitarian Law and Constitutional Law.
She has worked as the legal consultant for the Digital Platforms and Women’s Economic Empowerment (DP-WEE) project with the LEAD at KREA University and the Indian Statistical Institute of Delhi (ISI Delhi), funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). As a Research Fellow at the Centre for Law, Justice, and Development (CLJD) at the National Law University of Delhi (NLUD), she has collaborated on several projects with the Department of Justice, the National Commission of Women, and the Ministry of External Affairs. She represents India as a South-South Network of the Global South Researchers member and a Bergen Exchange Fellow at the University of Bergen in Norway. She is also a member and invitee of the Law and Society Association in the United States.
She is also Junior Research Fellowship awardee by the University Grants Commission and holds UGC-NET. She was awarded the ‘Best Contributor’ by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India-sponsored National Faculty Development Program hosted by Ramanujan College, Delhi University on Role of Ethics in Teaching and has been awarded merit by the United Nations for commitment to preserving our planet through actions and deeds. Bhavya Gupta has been invited as a resource person and presented papers at various institutions.
Most recently, she was invited by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to judge the quarter-final rounds for the Henry Dunant Moot Court Competition held at the Indian Society of International Law (ISIL) on September 23 2023.



  • Russian Suspension at The Human Rights Council: Band-Aid On A Bullet Wound? LiveLaw Column, April 10, 2022.
  • Thomas Pogge’s Health Impact Fund: A win-win for Pharmaceuticals and the Global Poor, Intellectual Property Rights in An Information Age: A Global Response, Conference Proceedings, Satyam Law International, ISBN 978-93-87839-90-8, March 2021.
  • Indian Sakhi Lawyers Association v. UOI, Moot Problems, Satyam Law International, ISBN 978-81-951735-1-8, June 2021.
  • Prosecutor v. Doron Kavillio, Moot Problems, Satyam Law International, ISBN 978-81-951735-1-8, June 2021.
  • Bartovia v. Idris, Moot Problems, Satyam Law International, ISBN 978-81-951735-1-8, June 2021.
  • Human Rights Law, Case Study Manual Series, VIPS, 2019.
  • Constitutional Law I, Case Study Manual Series, VIPS, 2019.
  • Constitutional Law II, Case Study Manual Series, VIPS, 2019.
  • Public International Law, Case Study Manual Series, VIPS, 2019.
  • Reservation in Employment for the Disabled in India: A critical Analysis of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, The World Journal on Juristic Polity, Volume IV, Number I, ISSN 2394- 5044 in June 2018.
  • Rape and Breach of Promise to Marry: Need for purposive interpretation in cases of consent vitiated by misconception, CPJ Law Journal, Vol VIII, ISSN 0976 3562, July 2018.
  • Digital Platforms & Labour Laws in India: Status & Rights of Women Workers, Lead at Krea University, July 2023


  1. Presented Paper on “Anthropocene and Gender: A Case Study of Submerging Islands” at the Young Scholars’ Conference on International Relations in the Anthropocene, organised by CIPOD at the India International Centre on October 7 2023.
  2. Presented Paper on “Women on Digital Platforms and the Labour Laws in India” at the XVII National Conference on Women’s Studies and Women’s Movements: Challenges and Resilience, organised by the Indian Association for Women’s Studies in collaboration with Government College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram, from 7-10 September 2023 at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
  3. Panelist on “Sexual and Gender-Based Violence during Armed Conflicts” in the Truth Commissions and Sexual Violence panel in the LawTransform PhD course organised by the Centre on Law and Social Transformation of the University of Bergen (UiB) on Effects of Lawfare: Court and law as Battlegrounds for social change at the University of Bergen, Norway, from 21-31 August 2022.
  4. Presenting Paper on “Efficacy of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the World Trade Organisation: A Case Study of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (2009-2022)” at ISA Global South Caucus 2023 Conference on The Global South in International Organizations and Beyond: Transformation, Influence, and Empowerment in an Evolving World Politics at Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand from 18-20 December 2023.
  5. Selected to participate in the pre-conference Pay It Forward: Women Helping Women workshop for the 65th ISA Annual Convention in San Francisco, California, USA, on March 2, 2024.
  6. Presenting Paper on “Investigation & Prosecution of Gender-Based Crimes by the International Criminal Court” at the 65th ISA Annual Convention in San Francisco, California, USA from March 3-6, 2024.

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