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Ms Paryani, Puja Kapai 紀佩雅

Associate Professor



Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
The University of Hong KongBachelor of Laws (LLB)
The University of Hong KongPostgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL)
Harvard Law SchoolMaster of Laws (LLM)
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2017-06-01Research Excellence Framework, Impact Study Incentive Award: University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2017-06-01HKU Knowledge Exchange Award: University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2022-02-01Global Pluralism Award: Centre for Global Pluralism
Research Achievement
2019-11-01Women of Influence Professional of the Year Award: American Chamber of Commerce
Research Achievement
2010-02-01Asian Law Institute, Research Fellow 2010: Asian Legal Institute, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore
2009-02-01Visiting Research Fellow: University of New South Wales, Australia
2011-11-01Overseas University Fellowship Award 2011-2012: University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2015-03-01Hong Kong Woman of Courage 2015: Consulate of the United States of America
2017-04-01Teaching Excellence Award 2016-2017: Faculty of Law
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
2020-presentDirectorBerkeley Centre for Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law
2022-presentMember, CommitteeInternational Network for Hate Studies, UK
2018-2020, 2021-presentMember and Vice Chair, Executive CommitteeHong Kong Committee for Children's Rights
03/2014-2017Member, Advisory CommitteeThe Justice Center Hong Kong
2018-presentMember, Domestic Violence NetworkHong Kong Council for Social Service
03/2013-2017, 2017-presentMember and Vice Chair, Executive CommitteeHong Kong Unison
2013-presentFounding MemberEverywoman Treaty
01/2022-present1000 Voices FellowEverywoman Treaty
10/2022-presentMemberThe International Feminist Legal Network on Violence Against Women and Girls, Centre for Women’s Justice, United Kingdom
2011 - 2022Board MemberAssociation for the Concern for Legal Rights of Victims of Domestic Violence
2019-presentAdvisory Committee MemberAustralian Journal of Human Rights
04/2010 - presentBoard MemberAsian Migrants Center
2012 - presentEditorInternational Journal of Discrimination and the Law
04/2017-2019Member, Advisory Committee on Racial Equality and IntegrationEqual Opportunities Commission
06/2014-2019Member, Policy, Training and Research CommitteeEqual Opportunities Commission
02/2013-presentFounding MemberSpeak for Humanity
2020-presentAsia Pacific LeadPath2Integrity, Horizon 2020
2018-presentLegal Lead, Call Mira HotlineThe Zubin Foundation
January 2013 - presentAdvisorHong Kong Translingual Services
08/2008 - presentMemberInternational Womens Rights Action Watch
06/2009 - 2011ConsultantHong Kong Christian Action
01/06-01/06Interview Panel MemberSir Edward Youde Memorial Fund Council
06/05-07/2008Associate MemberBar Association
09/2002-06/2005Junior PractitionerBar Association
2006 - presentEditorHong Kong Law Journal
2013 - presentEditorAsia Pacific Journal of Human Rights
May 2011 - presentConsultantHong Kong Federation of Women's Centres
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Public international law
Human rights
Constitutional rights
Anti-discrimination law
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