Dina Afrianty

Dr Dina Afrianty is an Indonesian scholar who specialises in women's rights, disability rights, gender and Islam. Prior to moving to Australia in 2014 she was a senior lecturer and Head of Department at the Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University in Jakarta. She is the founder of the Australia-Indonesia Disability Research and Advocacy Network (AIDRAN) which is an interdisciplinary forum that undertakes innovative training and research activities. Dina has a strong record of grant funding, particularly through international development programs funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Dina's current work focuses on women's rights and disability rights awareness and public policy reform. Her recent research and training addresses the capacity of officials and administrators in the education and health sectors to implement internationally recognised human rights standards with respect to persons with a disability. She also has extensive experience in collaborating with Indonesian legal aid and advocacy organisations. Dina has contributed as an expert to UNESCO Right to Education Global Project in 2022 and expert member for the ASEAN-EUROPE Foundation to work on developing Outlook 2030: Inclusive and Diverse Education in Asia and Europe. She has a strong record of academic publication and is now a member of the Australian Feminist Law Journal.

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