Rishita Nandagiri

Rishita Nandagiri

PhD candidate

Department of Social Policy

About me

Research topic:

Understanding Abortion and Abortion-Related Decision-Making in India: a Mixed Methods Study

Rishita has previously worked on sexual and reproductive health and rights policy, advocacy, and campaigning. She holds a BA in Communication, English Literature, and Psychology; and an MA in Peace and Conflict Resolution. She is currently an external graduate member of the Centre for Cultures of Reproduction, Technologies and Health (CORTH) at the University of Sussex.

Rishita is a research assistant on the Children's Online Privacy and Commercial Use of Data project at the Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science. #ChildOnlinePrivacy.

She was awarded an LSE PhD Studentship (2015-2019).

Research interests:

Rishita’s other research interests include reproductive justice, feminist research paradigms, post- and de-colonial approaches, qualitative research methods, social movements, gender and health, international development discourses, and conceptualising agency and autonomy. 

Supervisors: Professor Ernestina Coast, Dr Tiziana Leone

Expertise Details

Sexual and reproductive health; reproductive health; sexual health; reproductive rights; youth leadership; icpd; abortion; abortion rights; india; feminism; postcolonial; sdgs