Project profile — Women's Voice and Leadership - Indonesia - Hivos and JASS

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Overview

Overview

Women's Voice and Leadership - Indonesia - Hivos and JASS - Overview
CA-3-P006015001
$4,430,000
Hivos (CA-CRA_ACR-0010011196)
2019-03-19 - 2022-12-31
Operational
Country / region • Indonesia (100.00%)
Sector • Government And Civil Society, General
Women’s equality organisations and institutions (15170) (100.00%)
Policy marker • Gender equality (principal objective)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
Description and results

Description

This project is part of Canada’s Women’s Voice and Leadership Program, which supports local and regional women’s organizations and networks that are working to promote women’s rights, and advance women’s empowerment and gender equality in developing countries. This is done by supporting activities, building institutional capacity, and promoting network and alliance-building as women’s rights and feminist organizations are critical agents of change. The Program also responds to the globally recognized, significant gap in funding and support to women’s rights organizations and movements around the world. This project is being implemented by the Dutch international non-governmental organization, Hivos. Hivos’ Southeast Asia office (Hivos SEA) is working in partnership with Just Associates Southeast Asia (JASS SEA) to directly fund five national Indonesian women’s rights organizations (WROs) focused on inclusive religious discourse to ensure space for women’s social, political and legal rights. In turn, these five WROs are working through and across their memberships to support at least 69 local WROs in 58 districts of at least seven provinces across Java, and in Sulawesi and Kalimantan.

Expected results

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) improved management and sustainability of local women’s rights organizations in Indonesia representing vulnerable or marginalized women and girls; (2) enhanced performance of women’s rights organizations’ programming and advocacy to advance gender equality and empower women and girls in Indonesia; and (3) increased effectiveness of national and sub-national women’s rights platforms, networks and alliances in advocating for gender equality and addressing discriminatory beliefs and harmful practices to affect policy, legal and social change in Indonesia.

Results achieved

Results achieved as of March 2022 include: (1) passed three new laws and regulations, including the law on sexual violence crimes, regulation on the prevention and management of sexual violence in universities, and the prevention of contractual marriage; (2) conducted several advocacy campaigns to promote the Bill on Sexual Violence Crimes and to gain support from religious groups, public and the government; (3) strengthened feminist leadership at the community level; and (4) improved capacity of women's collective to create safe spaces at the community level to build stronger women’s rights movement, which involved the participation of Ministry of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection and Ministry of Religious Affairs.

Financials

Financials


Original budget $610,000
Planned Disbursement $650,186
Transactions
Transaction Date Type Value
21-06-2022 Disbursement $278,672
13-09-2022 Disbursement $341,395
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