Sivananthi Thanenthiran

Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women (ARROW)

Sivananthi Thanenthiran is the Executive Director of the Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women (ARROW), a regional partnership organization which is working across 15 priority countries in Asia-Pacific, and with regional organisations and networks across the global south. Siva‘s different career choices which included teaching, writing, commercial publishing, communications and working at the UN gave her opportunities to explore many work disciplines and form her ideals of working in partnerships and respecting diversity. She is the lead conceptualiser of the ARROW’s ‘Reclaiming & Redefining Rights’ which monitored the progress of SRHR across 5 regions of the Global South and is the lead author of the Asia-Pacific report. She writes and advocates extensively on sexual and reproductive rights.