MAMPU Info Kit (May 2019)

Women in Indonesia continue to be more vulnerable to poverty. Indonesia ranked 105 out of 159
countries in the 2016 Gender Inequality Index. Women lag behind men in workforce participation,
political participation, and education attainment. There is growing recognition that progress on
empowering women and improving gender equality is critical for economic growth and inclusive

By engaging directly with poor women and local leaders in communities, MAMPU works to increase
the demand for better services. Through advocacy, by and on behalf of poor women, MAMPU
influences changes in policies and government funding to improve the quality and supply of those

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