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Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Women's Network

Country: Indonesia
Start Date: 2002-01-01
Deadline: 2008-12-31
Host organisations: Teachers' Association of the Republic of Indonesia (PGRI)
Co-operating organisations: Federatie Nederlandse Vakbeweging (FNV)
Education International (EI)
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Grouping: Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Women's Network
   
This project is still in progress.

Project Summary:

Aims:
• Promote the status of women in education and teachers unions
• Establish communication structures such as women’s committees, women’s wings for women
• Get constitutional provisions to promote women’s positions in the decision making bodies through affirmative action such as reservation, quota, etc
• Promote EFA and education of the girl child.

Expected Results:
• Get 35% women in the decision making bodies
• Recruit women on par with their ratio in the teaching profession at various levels.

Working method:
Women’s conferences, awareness seminars and workshops on unionism and leadership skills trainings, planning and evaluation meetings, publications of the training manual and study materials on women’s issues, publication and exchanges of the newsletters.

Participants:
Male and female leaders and members.

No. of recipients reached by the project:
More than 300 male and female members and leaders

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Common Name: Indonesia
Official Name: Republic of Indonesia

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