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‘Indonesia’ posts

Women’s Role in Securing Food Production

Monday, December 1st, 2014 Posted in Cecilia Keizer, Climate change adaptation, food security, Gender Equality, Indonesia | No Comments »

By Cecilia Keizer It is amazing to see how women in Indonesia are showing the way in ensuring their families’ and communities’ food security amid the challenges brought by climate change. The distance they have had to overcome makes their achievements ...

Asmara Digital: Creating spaces for women’s voices

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 Posted in Indonesia | No Comments »

By Irwan Firdaus, Media Advocacy Officer, Indonesia. With Government functions having been decentralized since 2009, this does not mean that women already fully participate in the local development planning and decision making. The strong patriarchal system and the imperfect consultation processes ...

I will fight for coastal women

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013 Posted in Aloysius Suratin, Indonesia | No Comments »

Three years ago, Muslimah was not the woman she is now, she was a housewife who struggled daily with household affairs and helped her husband. Now, after leading a women's group in the village of Lampoko, Muslimah has become a ...

Water grab: an imminent threat to Asia’s food security

Friday, March 22nd, 2013 Posted in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Pakistan, Philippines | 1 Comment »

Walking into a fisherman’s house in Marunda village, North Jakarta, the first thing that I could not help noticing was a modern water dispenser and a well-known foreign branded water bottle. “It is the only valuable item in our house. ...

Oxfam highlights women in a week-long celebration of the International Day of Disaster Risk Reduction

Monday, October 8th, 2012 Posted in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam/Việt Nam | No Comments »

The International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) is a day to celebrate how people and communities are reducing their risk to disasters and to raise awareness about the importance of disaster risk reduction (DRR). For 2012, the theme of IDDR ‘Women and Girls: The inVisible Force of ...