Women Research Institute

Promoting women leadership and inclusive,
gender-based, and sustainable natural resource governance

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Reni Chandriachsja Suwarso is a Ph.D Candidate at the Faculty of Arts, Education, and Human Development at the University of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia. Since 2004 until today she serves as the Head of Election, Undergraduate Program of Political Sciences, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia.


Apart from these activities, she also teaches classes on "The Politics of Comparison", "Political Parties and the Representative System" and "Parliamentary Scholarship Program" of the Postgraduate Department of Political Science, as well as "The Politics of Comparison" and "Public Policy" classes of the Undergraduate Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Indonesia, Jakarta.***

Expert Board

Chusnul Mar'iyah completed her doctoral degree at the University of Sydney, Australia. Chusnul is known as an activist since she was a student of Political Sciences, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Indonesia. Chusnul later became a lecturer at her alma mater until today.

In addition to teaching, Chusnul Mar'iyah is a researcher and co-founder of the Coalition of Indonesian Women for Justice and Democracy as well as a founder of the Women for Peace and Gender Justice, which initiated the Acehnese Women's Congress (Duek Pakat Inong Aceh). She was also involved in the Movement for the Empowerment of Women’s Voice and Transparency International Indonesia. Chusnul Mar'iyah was a member of the National Election Commission for the period of 2002-2007.***

Latest Publication

  • Women’s Leadership Training Module

    The Women’s Leadership Training Module is a guidebook based on a series of capacity building for women’s leadership held by Women Research Institute (WRI) in five selected areas, namely Padang, Deli Serdang, Mataram, Pekanbaru, and Jakarta. This is a follow-up from WRI’s 2012 research titled “Feminist Leaderships in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia in Influencing Social Movements and Its Correlation to the Improvement of Women’s Prosperity: A Case Study in 5 Regions.”  The research findings...

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