March 27, 2015: Increasing Access to Legal Identity to Improve the Wellbeing of Women and Children in Indonesia

On March 27, 2015, the CPC Network hosted a webinar featuring Santi Kusumanigrum, co-director of CPC affiliate PUSKAPA, the Center for Child Protection at the University of Indonesia. Santi shared findings from a recent baseline study on access to legal identity documentation for women and children. In partnership with the Australia-Indonesia Partnership for Justice program, PUSKAPA has been supporting the Government of Indonesia to better understand barriers to accessing birth and marriage certificates, and to pilot interventions to increase access in underserved areas. Read the report here and access the slides here.

About the presenter:

Santi Kusumaningrum is a development specialist with extensive experience in public policy, research and model interventions particularly on protection and well being of children. Her work has been focusing on social protection and access to justice to address vulnerability affecting children and families. Santi co-founded the Center for Children Protection at the University of Indonesia, known as PUSKA PA, in 2009 and has served as director since. Previously, she spent more than 6 years managing the policy and justice for children program in UNICEF Indonesia and 6 years before that as an assistant lecturer and researcher at the University of Indonesia’s Department of Criminology. She has now returned to the University of Indonesia to link analytical work with development agendas.

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