UN Women Indonesia
In Indonesia, UN Women works with government, civil society organizations, academia, the media, the public and private sectors to address national priorities of gender equality and women’s empowerment. Placing the advancement of women’s rights at the centre of our work, UN Women Indonesia focuses on:
ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
UN Women Indonesia works with a range of stakeholders to increase awareness of the causes and consequences of violence against women, while also building the capacity of partners to prevent and respond to this violence. We advocate for changing norms and behaviour as a prevention strategy to tackle violence against women.
Domestic Violence Law: We support the National Commission on Violence against Women to monitor and evaluate the effective implementation of the Law on the Elimination of Domestic Violence.
Safe Cities: We develop, implement, and evaluate practical tools, policies, and comprehensive approaches to tackle violence against women and girls in public spaces. This work includes, but is not limited to, identifying relevant issues and interventions through data collection, advocating for gender aware policy in urban planning, and strengthening intervention and prevention responses to violence against women.
PROMOTING WOMEN’S HUMAN RIGHTS
UN Women Indonesia supports the development of stronger legislative frameworks that protect women’s rights and make the government more accountable to women. This includes improving women’s access to justice and legal systems.
Better Gender Policy: We support the Government of Indonesia in developing a National Strategy for Gender Responsive Planning and Budgeting 2018-2030. Increased Access to Justice: We work with justice providers, including the Supreme Court Training Center, to support a gender responsive justice system that advances women’s right to be free from violence.
Addressing Gender Inequality in Development: We work with the Government of Indonesia to provide recommendations on gender equality in development for the Indonesia Medium Term Development Plan 2020-2024.
Women’s Health: We support efforts to ensure that the HIV response in Indonesia addresses women and girls’ specific needs through capacity building of women’s groups and policy advocacy.
EMPOWERED WOMEN, PEACEFUL COMMUNITIES
This programme aims to empower women to contribute to better, safer, and more peaceful communities by providing them with opportunities for leadership and information-sharing. It is part of a broader regional programme aimed to contribute to tolerant and resilient societies.
Empowerment: We promote women’s leadership to build social cohesion and strengthen resilience at the community level in Indonesia and abroad among migrant workers.
Policy Influence: We strengthen the capacity of women’s groups to contribute to the development of gender-responsive policies.
WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT IN THE WORKPLACE, MARKETPLACE AND COMMUNITY
UN Women Indonesia works together with the private sector to address specific issues through their business. We also partnered with the International Labour Organization on making migration safe and fair for women migrant workers.
Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs): We are conducting a study on the application of the WEPs in the top 50 companies in Indonesia.
Shift the Workplace Culture: We coordinate gender working groups with companies to raise awareness and get corporate commitment to implement the WEPs and to address issues and concerns of practical business.
Safe and Fair Migration: We work to promote gender responsive labour migration policies and increase the capacity of service providers to respond to violence experienced by women migrant workers. We provide skills training to migrant women on safe and fair migration and produce data to improve information and access assistance for migrant women.
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