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Founder, Managing Trustee, Execut...

Phone: +91 ***********  
Email: p***@***.org
Local Address: , Delhi, India
Company Description: PWESCR is currently particularly focused on South Asia. It is estimated that women form 70% of the world's poor and two third of the world's illiterates while they...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Executive Director
    PWESCR
  • National Campaign Coordinator
    UNITE

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founding Member
    South Asian Feminist Alliance

Education

  • Masters degree , women's studies
    Rutgers University
  • master's degree , women's studies
    Rutgers University
17 Total References
Web References
Programme on Women's Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (PWESCR)
www.pwescr.org, 21 July 2015 [cached]
Priti Darooka
Priti Darooka is the founder and executive director of PWESCR (The Programme on Women's Economic, Social and Cultural Rights). Working in partnership with diverse groups and networks, she continues to provide support and is part of several initiatives on women's poverty, right to livelihoods including right to land, social security and right to food. She strives to make human rights framework and mechanisms relevant to address issues of poverty. With expertise on the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, she works closely with the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) and various UN rapporteurs. She has assisted women from civil society groups from several countries to participate in CESCR review process. She helped PWESCR develop its leadership institute in women's ESCR, an innovative leadership development programme. She was previously at the Ford Foundation, in New York and assisted the Foundation in its grant making in the areas of International Human Rights; Women's Rights and Gender Equity; and International Economic Policy. She also helped the Foundation in the creation of ESCR net and in linking works of feminist economist with human rights advocates. Prior to the Ford Foundation, she was at UNIFEM (United Nation's Development Funds for Women) where she worked on violence against women indicators and assessment and coordinating UNIFEM's work in Afghanistan. As a consultant to the Center for Women's Global Leadership, she organized a women's 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. Priti has also worked with community based organizations such as Manavi, and Urban Justice Center (UJC), She 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. Priti has authored and presented many papers in various international conferences and forums. She has a Masters degree in women's studies from Rutgers University in the US. Priti is a founding member of SAFA (South Asian Feminist Alliance) for ESCR and a member of core group for Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors. She is also the Feminist Focal person for South Asia for CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness. She has recently been appointed member of the Global Reference Group for Bread for the World.
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Priti Darooka Founder, Managing Trustee, Executive Director
Priti Darooka is the founder and executive director of PWESCR (The Programme on Women's Economic, Social and Cultural Rights). Working in partnership with diverse groups and networks, she continues to provide support and is part of several initiatives on women's poverty, right to livelihoods including right to land, social security and right to food. She strives to make human rights framework and mechanisms relevant to address issues of poverty. With expertise on the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, she works closely with the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) and various UN rapporteurs. She has assisted women from civil society groups from several countries to participate in CESCR review process. She helped PWESCR develop its leadership institute in women's ESCR, an innovative leadership development programme. She was previously at the Ford Foundation, in New York and assisted the Foundation in its grant making in the areas of International Human Rights; Women's Rights and Gender Equity; and International Economic Policy. She also helped the Foundation in the creation of ESCR net and in linking works of feminist economist with human rights advocates. Prior to the Ford Foundation, she was at UNIFEM (United Nation's Development Funds for Women) where she worked on violence against women indicators and assessment and coordinating UNIFEM's work in Afghanistan. As a consultant to the Center for Women's Global Leadership, she organized a women's 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. Priti has also worked with community based organizations such as Manavi, and Urban Justice Center (UJC), She 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. Priti has authored and presented many papers in various international conferences and forums. She has a Masters degree in women's studies from Rutgers University in the US. Priti is a founding member of SAFA (South Asian Feminist Alliance) for ESCR and a member of core group for Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors. She is also the Feminist Focal person for South Asia for CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness. She has recently been appointed member of the Global Reference Group for Bread for the World.
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Priti Darooka, Founder and Executive Director
Priti Darooka is the founder and executive director of PWESCR (Programme on Women's Economic, Social and Cultural Rights). Working in partnership with diverse groups and networks, she continues to provide support and is a part of several initiatives on women's poverty, right to livelihoods including right to land, social security and right to food. She strives to make human rights framework and mechanisms relevant to address issues of poverty. With expertise on the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, she works closely with the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) and various UN rapporteurs. She has assisted women from civil society groups from several countries to participate in CESCR review process. She helped PWESCR develop its Leadership Institute in Women's ESCR, an innovative leadership development programme. She was previously at the Ford Foundation, in New York and assisted the foundation in its grant making in the areas of international human rights; women's rights and gender equity; and international economic policy. She also helped the foundation in the creation of ESCR-Net and in linking works of feminist economists with human rights advocates. Prior to the Ford Foundation, she was at UNIFEM (United Nation's Development Funds for Women) where she worked on violence against women indicators and assessment and coordinated UNIFEM's work in Afghanistan. As a consultant to the Center for Women's Global Leadership, she organised a women's 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. Priti has also worked with community-based organisations such as Manavi, and Urban Justice Center (UJC). She 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. Priti has authored and presented many papers in various international conferences and forums. She has a master's degree in women's studies from Rutgers University in the US. Priti is a founding member of SAFA (South Asian Feminist Alliance) for ESCR and a member of core group for Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors. She is also the feminist focal person for South Asia for CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness. She has recently been appointed member of the Global Reference Group for Bread for the World.
Programme on Women's Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (PWESCR)
www.pwescr.org, 24 Sept 2014 [cached]
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). She 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, she 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. She 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
PWESCR - Mama Cash
www.mamacash.org, 5 Sept 2010 [cached]
UN-rapporteur Olivier de Schutter and Priiti Darooka, director of PWESCR PWESCR convinced the rapporteur to meet with women's organisations to get their perspectives on the right to food. 'It's a great opportunity. Usually we only get to talk to rapporteurs who work on specific 'women's issues' like violence against women. But it's very important to put women on the mainstream agenda. Because the right to food is a women's issue' says Priiti Darooka, executive director of PWESCR.
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Darooka: 'It is the only way we can hold governments accountable for women's poverty.' Mama Cash supports PWESCR in their struggle for recognition of women as producers of food and agricultural workers.
Ms. Priti Darooka (Executive ...
www.csrcnepal.org, 1 Jan 2001 [cached]
Ms. Priti Darooka (Executive Director, PWESCR) shared the international experience on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and focused on the systematic approach required as per the process of writing ESCR Alternate Report.
INSTRAW review news ticker: Women's Land Rights Resources - Cauc
www.un-instraw.org, 18 Oct 2005 [cached]
current expert member of the CEDAW Committee) and Priti Darooka (Director of PWESCR and Co-Coordinator of the ESCR-Net Women,s ESCR Discussion Group).
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Priti Darooka of PWESCR (India), Shivani Bhardwaj of the Consult for Women
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actual miembro experto del Comité de la CEDAW) y Priti Darooka (Directora de
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que se hace referencia mediante enlaces) en dichas páginas web, como Priti
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