Rajat Khosla, LLM, LLB
Adjunct Research Professor, USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health
Rajat Khosla is Senior Director for Research, Advocacy and Policy (SD RAP) at Amnesty International’s International Secretariat. He is also a Senior Research Visiting Fellow at the United Nations University, Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH).
Rajat previously worked for the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, where he served as Human Rights Adviser from 2013-2020. In this capacity, he led research and normative work on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, in particular on women’s health and rights, and issues related to sexual and reproductive health, guided countries and WHO regional offices on policy and legal analysis, and represented the organization in high-level negotiations and processes related to health and human rights. He also led WHO’s policy work on the integration of women’s rights in humanitarian emergencies. Previously, he worked as an independent research and policy consultant to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UNICEF and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), among others.
Khosla holds a LLM in International Human Rights Law from the University of Essex, a LLB (Faculty of Law, Delhi University), a Bachelors in Commerce and Economics from Delhi University, and was admitted to the Bar in 2002.