UN Women Indonesia
Working in Indonesia since 1992, UN Women has been supporting the Government of Indonesia and civil society partners to address national priorities for gender equality and the empowerment of women. In Indonesia, UN Women’s work, focuses on:
Ending Violence against Women: UN Women focuses its programme on strengthening law implementation and piloting for good practices to improve response and community prevention strategy. UN Women provides technical support to the Government to calculate the cost of services for women survivors of violence and develop monitoring and evaluation tools for implementation of the Law on Domestic Violence. Through the Safe Cities Pilot in Jakarta Province, UN Women provides technical advice on evidence-based policy advocacy, innovative ways to improve government response as well as prevention strategies.
Women, Peace and Security: UN Women support the Government and civil society organizations to integrate gender equality perspectives in recovery and peace building processes. With the support from UN Women and women's groups, the Government have passed National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security through Ministry Regulation (Permenko PMK) No. 7/2014. In addition, UN Women collaborates with the local Governments and CSOs in Aceh and Papua to implement the National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security and provides support on women's leadership in peace building and social cohesion in communities.
Promoting Women's Human Rights through Gender Responsive Laws, Policies and Development Plans: Framed by the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), UN Women supports the development of stronger legislative frameworks to remove discrimination against women and secure their rights, making Government policies and budgets more accountable to women. UN Women seeks ways to improve women's access to justice in plural legal systems through evidence-based policy advocacy and capacity building.. In addition, UN Women also supports gender mainstreaming of national development priorities, such as HIV/AIDS response and climate change.
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