Indonesia has underscored the need for the international community to take concrete steps to put an end to violence a
Women may get 79 or 14 percent of the total seats in the House of Representatives following April's legislative elect
Women's activists in Bali are calling for female representation at the upcoming legislative election to push more wom
Two Indonesian women peace activists have won the 2013 N-Peace Awards for their efforts to promote women's equality a
Female representation in the legislature remains low, especially in the eastern part of Indonesia, despite increases
In June 2013, AP R2P released a new policy brief in the third volume of its policy brief series in 2013.
Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child Protection has highlighted the lack of women participation in politic in Indo
Based in Ambon, the provincial capital of Maluku and the site of the most severe violence between Christians and Musl
“Today, women account for 70 percent of the 1.3 billion people worldwide still living in poverty,” said M
To bring attention to the intolerable trade, “Never Again!” recounts the stories of several victims and i
That put Indonesia lower than South Africa and Mexico, and just above Saudi Arabia and India.
The fate of a gender equality bill pending in Indonesia's parliament and aligned with the United Nations convention o
The Indonesia National Dialogue with CSOs on National Action Plan P4K, organized by UNDP under the N-Peace initiative
Indonesian women are still struggling to have their voices heard as part of mediation efforts in trouble spots and co
An Indonesian woman has won a United Nations Development Program-sponsored peace award for helping to build peace and
Being well educated or financially independent does not always come with red carpet treatment for women.
Parliamentarians play a critical role in curbing violence against women, a UN official says.
UN Under Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations (PKO) Alain Le Roy praised Indonesian peacekeepers` performanc
A men's organization advocating gender equality was launched in Jakarta on Thursday, giving women an unlikely ally in
The resilience of women helps communities stay together in times of crisis because they shield their children and fam
Women should have greater opportunities in decision-making processes to ensure the effectiveness of policy programs d
The National Commission for Women is criticizing the Riau chapter of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) for banning w
Indonesian Minister for Women`s Empowerment and Child Protection Linda Amalia Sari Gumelar has asked the Indonesian e
The government of Indonesia on Monday announced it will soon implement the United Nations (UN) Security Council resol
Indonesian Minister for Women Empowerment and Children Protection Linda Agum Gumelar said on Tuesday that more active
Each year around the world, International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8.
Hundreds of Balinese women declared an "Indonesian Women`s Association for Global Peace (IWAG-Peace)" in th
Women and girls remain exposed to abusive conditions, says Amnesty.
Free trade, weak government and rising religious fundamentalism made Indonesian women's lives more miserable last yea
Indonesian women are largely unfamiliar with the Millennium Development Goals despite being a key target demographic,
A biweekly bulletin has for the past year been helping to transform the lives of women in Maluku's capital.
There were so many tasks left unfinished by the government in 2010 related to gender equality.
Despite widespread criticism, the number of discriminatory bylaws continues to increase across the country, a leading
The modern Indonesian women's movement began in the early 1900s, hand-in-hand with the growing nationalism in the cou
Across emerging Asia, women are striving for progress.
Amid incessant campaigns to end violence against women, the abuse of women continues right in front of our eyes.
As World AIDS Day is commemorated across the globe today, health officials in Indonesia are warning of a worrying inc
Catholics have joined with other Indonesians to launch an anti-sexual violence campaign to counter the increasing num
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has provided critical medical and other assistance to tens of thousands of
Following the recent eruption of Indonesia's Mount Merapi on October 26, the United Nations Population Fund (UNPFA) h
A regional workshop on International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and the protection of civilians was held in Jakarta on 8-
In all areas of a peace process — cessation of hostilities, sustainability and credibility of peace on the grou
Many Indonesian women and girls, especially those from poor and marginalised communities, struggle to achieve reprodu
“While the men threw chairs and stones at each other every time they met, we women would sit down and discuss w
Women from Indonesia's conflict zones called upon the government to finalize a national action plan to end the violen
The Ministry of Women and Child Protection is consulting the National Commission of Violence Against Women as it pres
As the city`s partner, Women's Organization Cooperation Body (BKOW) always support and actively participate in the ci
Women are in fact a productive working group, who in many cases in Indonesia, serve as the economic backbone for thei