Sri Danti Anwar Senior Advisor on Family Development, Ministry of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection, Republic of Indonesia
Sri Danti Anwar is a long-time, prominent advocate of women and children’s rights in Indonesia. Her advocacy led to bureaucratic reforms that included among others institutionalization of gender responsive planning and budgeting in the Ministry of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection, where she served as its Deputy Minister for gender mainstreaming from 2007 to 2010, and Ministerial Secretary from 2010 until 2015. She now acts as the ministry’s Senior Advisor on family development. Concurrently, Ms Anwar also served as Chief Secretariat of the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Task Force where she initiated anti-trafficking programs and strengthened collaboration among stakeholders.
Ms Anwar is the focal point person for the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Social Welfare and Development. She has also served as resource person and facilitator for CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women) initiatives and other regional and international gender related conferences. Ms Anwar holds a Master degree on women and development from Adelaide University, Australia.