Abhijit Das is Director of Centre for Health and Social Justice (CHSJ) a policy research and advocacy institution around health and human rights and men and gender equality in India. He is also a Clinical Associate Professor at the Department of Global Health, at the University of Washington in Seattle USA. He has worked for over fifteen years as a community based clinician and manager of community based health and development programs in North India. Over the last decade he has been working on health policy especially in the area of gender, health rights and accountability. He works in an advisory capacity with the ministry of health at the Central level and in different states in India.