One of 14 short case study summaries which were written by Orlanda Siow of UCL. They focus on development programs that aim to be both politically informed and gender aware. See From Silos to Synergy for a synthesis of the lessons that emerge.
Despite significant reforms, public services in Indonesia do not always reflect the needs of poor women, nor are they accessible to them. Now in its sixth year, the Australia-Indonesia Partnership for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (MAMPU) is working to address these issues. Since 2012, MAMPU has worked to strengthen broad-based coalitions, led by civil society organisations, to influence government policies, empower poor women and improve their access to essential services.