South Asians for Human Rights

Promoting Democracy, Upholding Human Rights

Amitabh Behar

- India -

Amitabh Behar is the CEO of Oxfam India. He is passionate about governance accountability, social and economic equality, and citizen participation. Over the years, he has worked on building people-centric campaigns, alliances for social justice, and linking micro-activism to macro changes. Amitabh is one of the leading experts of people- centered advocacy and chairs the board of Navsarjan. He is the vice board chair of CIVICUS and also sits on the board of other organisations like Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA), Mobile Crèche,VANI, YUVA, Global Fund for Community Foundation (GFCF).