Many nations will not achieve the Millienium Development Goals (MDGs). This is because many parties were left out of the discussion, particularly civil society sectors directly involved with the issues at hand who have an understanding of the most significant needs to be addressed. This paper endeavours to capture experiences from the field conducted by community groups and organizations, and provide a list of recommendations for a working agenda to address certain public health issues, particularly Maternal Mortality Rates (per 100,000 live births). Maternal mortality is the death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and site of the pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management, but not from accidental or incidental causes.
Jurnal AFIRMASI No. 2: Gerakan Perempuan Bagian Gerakan Demokrasi di Indonesia
Memaparkan mengenai organisasi perempuan dan kerjanya serta gambaran mengenai kepemimpinan perempuan yang dianggap sesuai dengan organisasi perempuan di Indonesia. Selain itu, menggambarkan isu dan tantangan persoalan perempuan yang tengah atau akan dihadapi oleh organisasi perempuan.
Jurnal AFIRMASI No.1: Representasi Politik Perempuan
Istilah tindak afirmasi (affirmative action) misalnya, walau sudah dipakai hingga pada aras kebijakan nasional berupa kuota 30 persen perempuan (UU Pemilu 2003) sebagai salah satu kesuksesan aksi politik gerakan perempuan, ternyata masih menjadi kaidah yang cukup sulit bagi partai politik untuk menerjemahkannya ke dalam peraturan pada institusinya sendiri.
Kamisan Discussion Summary: Privacy Rights and Sexuality, February 10, 2011
|Women's sexuality is determined by the power and political and economic interests of the dominant group of mainstream patriarchy, which are constructed and constantly reproduced through social institutions such as religion, culture, education institutions and practiced through the legal products of state policy.
Patriarchal domination castrates woman's right to determine the sovereignty of her sexuality. This is related to the existence of unequal power relations, which favor the dominance of male sexuality than female sexuality. As a result, men are given 'privilege' to determine both their own sexuality and female sexuality. More
Feminist Methodology Training for Knowledge Development, Jakarta, Wednesday-Friday, October 27-29, 2010
|WRI conducted a series of capacity building activities to develop the knowledge sector in the form of “Training Methodology for the Development of Feminist Knowledge”' as a continuation of the previous capacity building program entitled “Gender Analysis Training”.
Feminist methodology becomes very important because it can help and provides a framework for those working and paying attention to women's issues. This method reminds us to appreciate the diversity of views and opinions and that there is no absolute truth to everything. More
Gender Analysis Training for Development of Knowledge, Jakarta, October 11 and 18, 2010
|Women Research Institute (WRI) aims to promote and strengthen the capacity of local researchers to establish extensive research community, particularly in the regions. Therefore, WRI organizes a series of capacity building activities in developing the knowledge sector in the form of ‘Gender Analysis Training’.
This capacity building program aimed to reinforce the mastery of gender analysis skills to review research findings as well as women's issues and/or other gender for high quality research results and to provide input to decision-makers. More
Rhonda Sharp, is a Professor in economics from Australia. Rhonda Sharp and Debbie Budlender are pioneers in research on the importance of gender issues in drawing up a budget. She wants to see how far gender-sensitive budget programs have prevailed in Indonesia.
Debbie Budlender and Rhonda Sharp are among the pioneers in research on the importance of gender issues in drawing up a budget. Debbie Budlender visited WRI’s office to learn about the implementation of the Gender Budget program in Indonesia and to discuss a research program, that is expected to be conducted by WRI.