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Review and Scoping Study of the Peace Villages Initiative in Preventing Violent Extremism in Indonesia
The Peace Village Initiative, implemented by the Wahid Foundation since 2017 with the support of UN Women and other donors, is an ambitious initiative that aims to address the drivers of extremism among women by mobilizing community members, especially women, to promote social cohesion across Java Island in Indonesia.
This paper shines important light on a matter of increasing international interest: how to achieve gender responsive governance and advance the cause of gender equality and representative democracy?
This report presents the results and successes of joint programmes between the Government of India and UN Women to strengthen the leadership skills and confidence of women leaders in gram panchayats (village councils) so they can make informed decisions that benefit all.
This holistic overview of the status of women in South Asia since 2005 analyses the latest trends and challenges, in relation to violence against women, economic and political empowerment of women, disaster preparedness, and health.