Surangika Jayarathne is a Research Associate at BCIS. She holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from South Asian University, New Delhi, India and Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations (Hons.) from University of Colombo. Currently she is studying L.L.B degree at the Open University of Sri Lanka. She previously worked as a Research Assistant at Save the Children, New Delhi chapter. Her works focuses on Gender and International Relations, LGBTQ Rights and Body Politics in South Asia.