The Peace Village Initiative: Women Leading Peace in Indonesia

The Peace Village Initiative is a women-led initiative to promote peaceful and resilient communities. The idea of Peace Villages was conceived by UN Women and the Indonesian NGO Wahid Foundation, and implemented under UN Women’s regional programme “Empowered Women, Peaceful Communities”, funded by the government of Japan. There are now ten Peace Villages across Indonesia, and the idea continues to spread.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Indonesia

Subject area(s): Peace and security; Violent extremism and terrorism

Resource type: Briefs

Publication year: 2019

Number of pages: 4