Priiti Darooka, Executive Director
Priiti Darooka is the Founder and Executive Director of the new international Programme on Women's Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (PWESCR).
was previously at the Ford Foundation
, in New York Human Rights unit, and has focused to promote women and ESCR
Prior to the Ford Foundation, she was at UNIFEM where she worked on violence against women indicators, assessing and coordinating UNIFEM's work in Afghanistan.
As a consultant to the Center for Women's Global Leadership
organized a women's human rights hearing at the UN Conference against racism in Durban, South Africa.
She was the National Campaign Coordinator with UNITE for their Global Justice for Garment Workers Campaign.
Priiti has also worked with Manavi, a South Asian women's organization working with women and children who faced violence in their lives.
At Urban Justice Center (UJC), she worked with the NYC Welfare Reform & Human Rights Documentation Project, where she developed policy brief on welfare reform and women, which were used as a media and advocacy tool by welfare advocates of New York City to expose human rights violations.
was also involved in the Stop FTAA (Free Trade Area of Americas) campaign and focused on different aspects of trade, and women's lives, from a feminist and human rights perspective