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|Fighting for gender justice in Indonesia.|
Oxfam works with partner organisations in Asia and the Pacific that are addressing gender inequality and the problem of violence against women.
Kup Women for Peace
The Kup Women for Peace work in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea addressing violence against women in an area affected by conflict. The organisation has built a network of women for peace that promotes peaceful development and it addresses violence against women with a partnership between men and women.
In PNG, over 60 percent of women said they had been hit by their husbands Gender violence and rape are also often used as a means of provoking and shaming enemy clans.
Fiji Women’s Rights Movement
The Fiji Women’s Rights Movement (FWRM) works on all aspects of women’s rights.
In Fiji, 3 in 5 women report being beaten by their partner and 40 per cent of women who experienced violence reported being hit while pregnant.
Justice for women, Indonesia
Oxfam works in partnership with APIK (Asosiasi Perempuan Indonesia untuk Keadilan) in Indonesia for justice for women. APIK provides legal aid to women who are victims of violence. It also provides a 24 hour hotline for women who are victims of violence, runs women’s support groups and campaigns for women’s rights.