1963-2013 - 50 years of Research for Social Change

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Edriana Noerdin

Former Collaborating Researcher

Edriana Noerdin collaborated with UNRISD for the cooperative project with the Ford Foundation “Women’s organizations in the Asia region and the post-MDG process” (2012). For this project, Noerdin interviewed a number of women’s organizations in Indonesia and authored a research report on Indonesian women’s organizations’ work and engagement with both transnational actors and post-2015 processes, and attended a workshop in Yogyakarta, Indonesia to present her research findings.
At the time of her collaboration with UNRISD, Noerdin was a researcher at the Women Research Institute in Jakarta, Indonesia. She has a Master’s degree in Women and Development from the Institute of Social Studies in Den Haag, the Netherlands. She is a co-founder of the Indonesian Women’s Coalition for Justice and Democracy, and a co-founder of the Women Research Institute in Jakarta. She worked as a Visiting Affiliate at the Asia Research Institute (ARI) at the National University of Singapore. She has worked as a gender consultant for various international and multi-lateral organizations including the UNDP, the ILO and Yayasan Tifa, as well as for Hickling, a Canadian consultancy firm which assisted the Indonesian government in formulating pro-women programmes to eliminate poverty.

Notable English publications by Edriana Noerdin include:

Noerdin, Edriana and Sita Aripurnami (eds). 2007. Decentralization as a Narrative of Opportunity for Women in Indonesia. Jakarta: Women’s Research Institute.

Noerdin, Edriana. 2002. “Law and the Marginalization of Indonesian Women.” In Kathy Robinson and Sharon Bessell (eds). Women in Indonesia: Gender, Equity and Development, Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.