Prabina Bajracharya is Associate Director of Program Operations and Administration for Asia at the Center for Reproductive Rights. In this role, she leads program development and management in Asia. She provides strategic guidance to the Asia Department in advancing laws and standards on reproductive rights issues such as abortion, adolescents’ SRHR, maternal health, assisted reproduction, and SRHR in humanitarian settings. She also leads strategic planning, development initiatives and effective delivery of the new Asia Strategy.
Prabina joined the Center in 2017 as Capacity Building Manager, Asia. She worked as the Senior Manager, Asia from October 2021 to May 2023. From March 2020 to July 2022 she also held the responsibility of Officer-in-Charge (management) for the Asia Unit.
Prabina Bajracharya is a human rights lawyer with extensive experience in human rights monitoring, analysis, advocacy, capacity building, and strategic partnership. Her area of expertise includes rule of law, gender-based violence, access to justice, transitional justice, and reproductive rights. She has worked with the UN Human Rights Office in Nepal and Thailand, and also with the UN Refugee Office and International Center for Transitional Justice in Nepal, among others.
Prabina holds a Master’s degree in International Law from Erasmus University, Rotterdam in the Netherlands, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Tribhuban University Nepal. Prabina is also a qualified attorney, registered with the Nepal Bar Council.