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Jakarta Timur, Indonesia
Joined December 2015
Presence in: Indonesia
Focus: Economic Empowerment, Education, Family, Gender-based violence, Women's Rights

Empowering female heads of households and contribute to building a more prosperous, gender responsive society with full respect for human rights, by improving the female heads of households’ welfare by organizing and facilitating them to have access to various resources; enabling them to actively participate in every phase of development in their regions; raising their awareness about their rights as human beings and as citizens; and empowering them to have control of their lives, the decision making process within their families, as well as within the society.

People Associated With This Organization

Fitria Villa Sahara

PEKKA (Unverified)
Joined March 2019
Interests: Economic Empowerment, Family, Gender-based violence, Women's Rights
Deputy Director of PEKKA Foundation (Women Headed Family Empowerment)

Leisha Lister

PEKKA (Unverified)
Joined August 2019
Interests: Corruption, Criminal Justice, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Traditional / Customary Justice
Leisha is an experienced executive who specialises in capacity development in justice portfolios and public-sector administration.

Leisha commenced her career in child protection, supporting children and families in protective care in Queensland, Australia. She was later employed by the Department of Health where she was responsible for the coordination and leadership of a state-wide community health service. A senior leadership role that saw her mentor and lead a vast number of staff as well as contribute to policy development and operational management of health programs directed toward marginalised and vulnerable groups.

Leisha later graduated with a Juris Doctor, University of Canberra and completed her Graduate Diploma in Applied Law and a Master of Criminology and Criminal Law with First Class Honours.

Her recent experience is in federal courts administration at an executive level where she had a 17-year track record of results in courts administration, improving access to justice for women and children, as well as community, civil society and stakeholder engagement.

Leisha has also focussed on capacity development in the justice sector where she has spent the past 14 years working to strengthen justice institutions to uphold the rule of law, improve access to justice for vulnerable groups including women and children survivors of violence, and people living with disability in the Asia and Pacific region. Leisha’s leadership and executive management is supported by a Graduate Diploma of Business.

Nani Zulminarni

Joined December 2015
Interests: Family
I am a gender and development specialist, popular educator, and activist, My passion is in grass root community organizing and the economic and political empowerment of grass root women. In 2001, I founded PEKKA, the Women-Headed Family Empowerment, an organization that organize and supports rural widows, abandoned and divorced, single women around poverty, discrimination, and justice issues. I join this network to learn and share experiences, have conversation on certain challenges I face in the field, as well as develop friendships and network in working for access to justice.
Nani Zulminarni is the network champion (main point of contact) for PEKKA.

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