Country Indonesia
Year 2015 - 2019
Type of Measure Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Government’s commitment to gender equality through Nawacita (governmental agenda) reads "to promote the role and representation of women in politics" and "the development and protection of women, children and other marginalized groups". In order to implement its development plan, the commitment is contained in various documents subject to development, among others, is the National Medium Term Development Plan (Rencana Pembangunan Jangka Menengah Nasional; RPJMN) for the time period of 2015-2019. 

Some of the objectives of this plan include:
1) To improve the quality of life and the role of women in various fields of development; 
2) To enhance protection for women from various acts of violence, including criminal trafficking; 
3) To increase the institutional capacity of gender mainstreaming and institutional protection for women from various acts of violence.

Source of Information

Indonesia's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.9