Building safe spaces to support young women's participation in local governance in Indonesia

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Francesca Feruglio, Niken Listari, Emma Bell, and Karen Brock

Conducted by IDS and carried out by FAMM Indonesia, a women's organization co-created and accompanied by JASS, this research paper delves into the topic of young women's participation in politics and public spaces. Though intensely marginalized and subject to backlash, this study finds that young women may overcome the closing of space through creative community organizing that strengthens self-esteem, builds infromal relationships, and increases leadership capabilities.space through creative community organizing that strengthens self-esteem, builds infromal relationships, and increases leadership capabilities.

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July 2017
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1-20