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Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Indonesia: Indonesian Women to the Peace Table
Women are profoundly underrepresented in peace negotiations around the globe. In 2009, the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) reviewed 21 major peace processes held since 1992 and found that women constituted less than 8percent of delegates to talks and less than 3 percent of...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Indonesia: 98 Percent of Branches Support Megawati
Pramono revealed this when explaining the preparations for the PDI-P congress on April 6 in Nusa Dua, Bali.A total of 471 branch administrators and 33 provinces, including 25 parted regions, said Pramono, have finished their meetings.The four branches that have proposed Guruh Soekarnoputra as...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Indonesia: Women in Politics Ignored by Legislators, Parties: Experts
Indonesia’s political parties and legislators have not strongly supported women in politics, despite a law that requires that women comprise 30 percent of all candidates, say researchers. “The 30 percent quota has not yet been achieved,” said Adriana Venny, a gender researcher for the...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Indonesia: Indonesia's Story on Bringing Women Into Parliament
Women's representation in Indonesia's parliament has seen its ups and downs but has improved over time overall. For some years, the proportion of women in Indonesia's parliament was dismal. Despite affirmative action, it hovered around 10 percent. With democratization beginning in 1998,...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Indonesia: Women's role 'crucial in times of conflict'
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 Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) said that women were important in peace-building because...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Indonesia: Men's Group Takes Up Fight for Women's Rights
Amen's organizaion advocating gender equality was launched in Jakarta on March 17, 2011, giving women an unlikely ally in the battle against male dominance. The New Men Alliance (LLB) aims to promote awareness of women's rights among Indonesian men, according to the group's chariman,...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Indonesia: Pushing for women’s empowerment
There are 100 women for every 103 men among West Java’s 43 million people, the biggest province in the country. The figure may seem equal, but discrimination against women is still out there. “Women are still barely represented in politics, at 12.5 percent in the West Java Legislative Council,”...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Indonesia: Don’t use female politicians only in campaigns: Mooryati
Political parties in Indonesia have to involve more women in politics, and not just encourage their appearance only during campaigns, a former deputy speaker of the People’s Consultative Assembly says. Mooryati Soedibyo, a businesswoman who was politically active during 2004-2009, said parties had...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Indonesia: Inter-Regional Dialogue on Democracy
  The Second Meeting of the Inter-Regional Dialogue on Democracy was held from 30 April to 1 May 2012 at the Secretariat of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Heads of the Regional Organizations, their representatives and the Secretary-General of...
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
IDEA: Second Meeting of the Inter-Regional Dialogue on Democracy
  Driven by the regional entities around the world, the ASEAN Secretariat and International IDEAwill host the Second Meeting of the Inter-Regional Dialogue on Democracy on 1 May 2012 in Jakarta. The Inter-Regional Dialogue on Democracy is a platform for engagement among regional organizations on...
Friday, January 27, 2012
N-PEACE Regional Training of Trainers
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 of Trainers (ToT) Programme coordinated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Asia...
Friday, October 28, 2011
Asia Pacific Feminist Forum
The Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) will hold the first ever Asia Pacific Feminist Forum (APFF) on 12-14 December 2011 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. This event will bring together 100-150 activists- women lawyers, academics, advocates and youth leaders. It will be an occasion to...
Friday, October 28, 2011
Call for Applications: Asia Pacific Feminist Forum
The Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) will hold the first ever Asia Pacific Feminist Forum (APFF) on 12-14 December 2011 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The APFF will bring together women activists, lawyers, academics, advocates and youth leaders to celebrate our collective...
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Promoting Women's Political Representation in Southeast Asia - IKAT
Partnership for Governance Reform in Indonesia (Kemitraan) in partnership with the NDI for International Affairs along with regional partners; Indonesian Women's Coalition (KPI), Persatuan Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) from Malaysia, Women's Caucus from Timor Leste, the Cambodian Center for Human...
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Religious Fundamentalisms and Their Gendered Impacts in Asia
  Amidst growing uncertainties in a globalised world, fundamentalist convictions have been gaining ground in many religions. Reinforced by the threat from international terrorism, this renaissance of religious fundamentalisms has created ideological conditions for polarisation between ‘us’...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Dewi Coryati
“As a woman you have to work twice as hard as men in order to be recognized.” - Dewi Coryaty iKNOW Politics: Besides being member of the Parliament you have been also a leading figure in your party. What challenges did you face as a woman in occupying these leading positions? And how did your...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
iKNOW Politics' Women Leader Series: what role has women's caucuses played in your political journey?
iKNOW Politics asked two members of the Indonesian Parliament what role has women's caucuses played in their political journey? Spotlight on Dewi Coryati Video of iKNOW Politics "Women Leader Series - Spotlight on Dewi Coryati"   Spotlight on Andi Timo Pangerang
Friday, March 25, 2011
Gender Equality Laws: Global Good Practice and A Review of Five Southeast Asian Countries
The publication of Gender Equality Laws: Global Good Practice and A Review of Five Southeast Asian Countries, in part a response to the call from States parties for a resource establishing good practice guiding principles, is therefore a timely and important resource to assist actors, public and...