Among the projects on the Indonesia shortlist are research on the protection of coastal communities from climate change impacts, and urban resettlement through the lens of gender.
The “consequences” of this system seems to fall squarely on the students’ shoulders and not on other education actors that actually have the resources and capacities.
Revising the 2003 Labour law is unpopular, but it is top of the list that foreign investors hope Widodo will tackle in his second term in office.
The index also shows that Indonesian women earn only half of the men’s estimated income, with a 0.505 ratio. When it comes to wage equality for similar work, however, Indonesia is doing better.
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said he aims to provide nationwide vocational training to reduce the country’s unemployment rate, which was 5.28 percent as of August.
Indonesian students are among the lowest performers in Southeast Asia, says a recent report released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, OECD.
40% of projects were gender-blind with respect to the design and impact of their activities. This means that activities may have further entrenched processes that disadvantage women.