Fifteen years of organizing women household heads by the PEKKA (Women-Headed Family Empowerment Program) Foundation cannot indeed be considered a brief span of time. Apart from the many forms of tangible achievements, lessons learnt from processes undertaken along the course of time have been equally worthy and invaluable. PEKKA emerged during the post-conflict era of reform in Indonesia, at the time of Megawatis leadership, who replaced the countrys fourth president, Abdurrahman Wachid, following his impeachment in July 2001. PEKKA later went through Susilo Bambang Yudhoyonos presidency who remained in office for two terms as the result of a direct presidential election system in Indonesia. Fifteen years running, PEKKA witnessed the inauguration of the new Joko Widodo administration after claiming victory in the 2014 elections. The change in the countrys leadership had significantly impacted on PEKKA as a civil society organization and a women household head movement that arose from a grassroots womens movement struggling for equality and justice, including in civic and political life.
|PEKKA'S REPORT 2001-2016|