Kamala Chandakirana

Kamala Chandrakirana is a human rights activist and feminist for justice and democracy from Indonesia. She has been a member of the United Nations Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and its Laws and Practices since 2011. For a decade, she founded and administered Indonesia’s National Commission on Violence Against Women, the country’s primary mechanism for protecting women’s human rights. He was first Secretary General from 1998 to 2003, and then Chair from 2003 to 2009. In 2009, he co-founded Musawah, a “global movement for equality and justice in the Muslim family,” with activists, academics, and scholars from other progressive religions.

Latest Researches and Publication Including:

    • Reimagining feminist engagements with international law (2019),
    • New Grounded Feminist Approach to Islam in Indonesia: A Textual Analysis of Rahima and Fahmina’s Publications, Journal of Asian Social Science Research, Vol. 2 No. 1 (2020)