Gender Equality and Diversity in Indonesia: Identifying Progress and Challenges

Paperback: $45.00
ISBN-13: 9789815104547
Published: January 2024
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336 pages
  • About the Book
  • Over the past 20 years, gender relations and the expression of power and authority between men and women in Indonesia have been shaped by the forces of reformasi, decentralisation, a reassertion of central power, and economic transitions. These changes have given rise to policy reform, an increase in women’s political representation, and new expressions of diverse gender identities. But to what extent has the 'gender order' of the New Order, where women’s role as a mother was the basis of citizenship, been challenged or just found new articulations? What shape do contemporary contestations to gendered power take? The chapters in this volume bring gender to the centre stage and provide reflections on the political, economic, social, and cultural progress and barriers in achieving gender equality and diversity in Indonesia.

  • About the Author(s)
    • Angie Bexley, Editor

      Angie Bexley is Head of Technical and Partnerships, KONEKSI, Indonesia.
    • Sarah Xue Dong, Editor

      Sarah Xue Dong is Fellow at the Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, Canberra.
    • Diahhadi Setyonaluri, Editor

      Diahhadi Setyonaluri is Head of Gender in Economic and Social Inclusion Research Group, Institute for Economic and Social Research (LPEM), Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Indonesia.