rachel arinii judhistari

April 16, 2015 admin-ajax (1)

Rachel is currently working as East Asia and ASEAN Advocacy Programme Manager of the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA). Prior to that she was the Programme Manager for ASEAN Parliamentarian for Human Rights, an organisation working to mobilise member parliamentarians in pushing progressive agenda toward achieving equity within the sub-region. She also served as Asian Pacific Research and Resource Centre for Women (ARROW)’s Programme Advisory Committee. Rachel has worked with the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID), a global women’s rights organisation based in Canada, as young feminist activism co-coordinator. Prior to that, Rachel also had experiences as Executive Coordinator of Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR), a global network of youth and children based in Canada to advance the human rights of young people. Previously, Rachel has served ARROW as Programme Officer to coordinate women’s health and rights advocacy partnership in South-East Asia (WHRAP-SEA). The seven countries programme focused on young women’s sexual and reproductive health. The programme main strategies were capacity building, evidence-based advocacy, mobilisation of civil society and women activist, as well as utilisation of knowledge management. Rachel has also worked in Indonesian Red Cross Headquarters as HIV and AIDS Officer. The programme focus on gender based approach in addressing HIV and AIDS issues. For her commitment and contribution on women empowerment and civil society mobilisation she was appointed as gender advisor from developing country delegation to the board member of Global Funds to fights against HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis (GFATM); FRIDA young feminist funds advisory board; United Nations Population Funds Indonesia youth advisory panel; civil society coordinator (youth forum) of High Level Panel of Eminent Person meeting managed by President delivery unit for development and oversight (UKP4); civil society representation in 2011 Commission of the Status on Women; member of women major group; and civil society/youth representative to join the Indonesian government on Commission on Population and Development the 45th and 47th session.

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