Souvik Pyne | Coordinator, Advocacy
Souvik is a youth advocate on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, especially safe abortion. He has a Master’s degree in Public Health and a Bachelor’s degree in Dentistry. He is a fellow under the Youth Champions Initiative under Rise Up (Public Health Institute in California) and The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. He is also a member of the Youth Advisory Group on abortion stigma in The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and is a special invitee to the steering committee of CommonHealth.
At TYPF, Souvik works across programmes to coordinate Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights advocacy related work at the local, regional, national and international levels. He has experience in undertaking quantitative and qualitative research, policy advocacy, programme management and event organisation. Before joining TYPF, Souvik worked with the Indian Institute of Public Health in Bhubaneswar (IIPHB), and in the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI).