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Indonesia's women legislators are aiming to get more involved in international forums in their bid to become the best female parliamentarians in Asia. "The Indonesian Parliamentary Caucus for Women (...
The resilience of women helps communities stay together in times of crisis because they shield their children and family from hardships and have the will to survive. Irine Hiraswari Gayatri from the...
The issues of empowerment and protection of women need to be given greater prominence in light of the high number of women living in poverty, a conference of parliamentarians from across Southeast...
“Men are from Mars and women are from Venus” may have been the title of a best-selling book, but it also emphasizes how women have always been depicted differently to men. It also happens in politics...
The world community presently can see women become the head of the states

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Kalyanamitra is established as a critical response to the inequality and lack of gender sensitivity and awareness in the family, society and state because of the destruction of ideology and women’s...

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With no strict provisions on female representation, legislation often overlooks the rights of women, according to expert witnesses at a judicial review of the 2012 Legislative Election Law at the...

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Guide / Training Material Resource
This discussion guide aims at serving the community organizers and trainers of Asian rural and indigenous organizations as a tool for discussion. It aims to develop a common understanding of...
Report / White Paper Resource
This report provides an overview of the issues and trends that emerged from mapping studies on aid effectiveness, gender equality and women’s empowerment in Indonesia, Nepal and Papua New Guinea. The...
Chairwoman of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), Megawati Soekarnoputri, has urged more women to join politics in the hope that some of them would be the presidential candidates of...
Interviews Resource
“Women should never be afraid to join politics. Thinking that politics is dirty is only generalizing it; these reflections on politics are mostly by those who do it without manner and without their...

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N-Peace is a multi-country network of peace advocates in Asia seeking to advance Women, Peace & Security (WPS) issues. It supports women’s leadership for conflict prevention, resolution and peace...
From 20-27 November twenty-eight women peace advocates from Nepal, Timor-Leste, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Afghanistan and the Philippines will participate in the second N-Peace Network Regional Training...
From the 3-10 February 2012, twenty-two women peace advocates from the N-Peace Network countries – Nepal, Timor-Leste, Sri Lanka and Indonesia – will participant in the first N-Peace Network Training...
Guide / Training Material Resource
This manual was prepared for a trainers workshop entitled, "Nominating for Change: Strengthening Women’s Position in Political Parties," delivered in Jakarta, Indonesia in March 2003. It serves as a...
Women’s activists in Bali expect that female representation in the Provincial and Regional Councils could go up to 15 percent next year from its current 7.5 percent, which is the lowest in the...

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Report / White Paper Resource
This report highlights key features of the approaches used in Indonesia to ensure women’s voice in community-driven development (CDD) projects. It focuses particularly on the Kecamatan Development...
Attitudes toward female leadership have changed ahead of the 2014 legislative election, as people have begun to be less apathetic toward them, activists working across Indonesia have said.
Guide / Training Material Resource
This guide is the first of its kind to provide an overview of the current range of local representative arrangements and electoral systems in Asia and the Pacific. This easy-to-use guide will assist...
Guide / Training Material Resource
This training manual provides guidelines for the planning of campaign building workshops. It is intended for trainers of women political candidates in Indonesia. It contains tips for conducting...