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Wednesday, July 07, 2010
Women's Participation in Politics and Government in Indonesia
Just as Indonesia varies geographically, culturally and socially, so do women across the archipelago. Women’s roles have become increasingly public; women today enjoy many of the same educational opportunities as men and make up a significant...
Wednesday, June 09, 2010
Mrs. Zeiniye
“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 heart. Politics is about helping people, about...
Thursday, May 20, 2010
Sylviana Murni
“Being the first woman Mayor is indeed a great challenge. I have to prove not only to myself but also to the public, because if I am not perceived as a good leader, the general public would not be able to repose their faith in a woman who seeks...
Thursday, April 29, 2010
Technology Innovations for Women in Politics: iKNOW Politics Presentation
iKNOW Politics Presentation on "Technology Innovations for Women in Politics" for the World Movement for Democracy Conference held April 14, 2010 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Women in Parliament: Strengthening Democracy around the World
This paper describes the situation of women in parliaments around the world with specific references to Australia, Indonesia, Sweden, and Pacific and African countries. It also provides recommendations to women leaders on how to enter politics and...
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Ina Puken Tula Tuen Lewotana - The Woman Who Changed the World
This video introduces Petronela Peni, the first woman village head in Flores. Gender inequality in her customs made the struggles of Peni and her women colleagues difficult, but gradually she won the trust and support of her people. As a village...
Saturday, January 24, 2009
Manual on Globalisation and Women
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 globalization; presents critique of globalization and its...
Saturday, January 24, 2009
Guidelines for Gender Sensitive Disaster Management
These guidelines are a set of practical steps to assist governments, the non state sector and civil society to respond to women’s concerns and needs in post disaster situations. The guidelines have been developed based on the reports of the survey...
Saturday, January 24, 2009
Why Are Women More Vulnerable During Disasters? Violations of Women’s Human Rights in the Tsunami Aftermath
The report presents testimonies from women’s groups involved in the relief efforts which indicate that women are more vulnerable and at risk during natural disasters. The report demonstrates that in disastrous situations women tend to have less...
Saturday, January 24, 2009
Fundamentalisms in Asia Pacific: Trends, Impact, Challenges and Strategies Asserting Women’s Rights
This book analyzes the manifestations of fundamentalisms in the Asia-Pacific region and their impact on women as well as on democracy and politics in general. It includes strategies adopted by women’s groups and progressive women’s movements to...
Wednesday, January 07, 2009
Assessing Women’s Political Party Programs: Best Practices and Recommendations
The assessment is designed to identify the specific elements and approaches which were most effective in encouraging women’s participation and leadership in political parties. Although drawn from NDI programs, the information gathered in this...
Friday, January 02, 2009
A Gender Responsive Parliament: A Handbook on Gender Mainstreaming in the Legislature
This guidebook provides brief and simple references on gender mainstreaming in legislative processes. In particular, the guide focuses on two of the three principal functions of the House of Representative (DPR) in Indonesia, namely producing...
Thursday, September 18, 2008
Mapping Aid Effectiveness and Gender Equality in Asia Pacific: Regional Issues and Trends
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 studies sought to provide data on the extent to...
Friday, June 27, 2008
Practitioner’s Guide to Designing Inclusive and Accountable Local Democratic Institutions
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 country offices/teams and government partners as...
Saturday, December 08, 2007
Towards Liberating Democracy: Devolution of Power Matters
This report is a synthesis of the workshop ‘Towards Liberating Democracy: Devolution of Power Matters’ (Bangkok, Thailand, 2007). The workshop drew on experiences from Aceh, Mindanao, West Papua and southern Thailand to address the nexus between...
Thursday, April 19, 2007
Participatory Approaches to Increasing Women’s Voice in CDD Projects: Example from Indonesia
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 Projects (KDP) and the Water and Sanitation for Low...
Friday, March 09, 2007
Principles of Coalition Building
This document highlights the critical elements of coalition building, such as defining a mission and goals, winning ad hoc support, strengthening organizational competency, and taking action for advocacy. It cites examples from the experiences of...
Thursday, March 08, 2007
Preparing for Success: Tools, Methods and Strategies for Electoral Campaigns
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 effective training workshops, sample agendas, and...