In Indonesia, MAP aims to influence the national curricula and youth policy from the bottom up. Starting from local Urban Level meetings all the way to national level decision making processes. This is being done in collaboration with the Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child Protection, and the Ministry of Education. MAP Indonesia strives to create a network of committed local CSOs, national NGOs, youth researchers and cultural artists all working towards improving the situation for young people in Indonesia especially connected to street violence (brawling) and gender based violence.
From 2020-21, MAP Co-Investigator Harla Sara Octarra and her team from Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia worked conducted baseline activities including training in the use of arts-based methods for peacebuilding.
In 2023 the Beyond Tradition and GENPEACE projects will be engaging in arts-driven advocacy events, as well as producing Policy Briefs. Watch this space!
By Harla Octarra from Atma Jaya, Indonesia This short video shows the journey of how MAP young researchers collaborated with various stakeholders to gradually inform youth policy through research, creating art forms, and an audience with local government. Told from the perspectives of Ibnu, Indri, Haikel, and presented by Harla (as MAP Co-Investigator in Indonesia),…
“A participatory research using short film to start conversations about sexual violence among adolescents in order to reduce stigma towards the victims.” A film was chosen to raise the problem of stigma toward adolescent victims of sexual violence. The storyline was based on the experiences of adolescents in an urban community in Jakarta and the…
“A participatory research using a comic book to identify the impact of brawls in order to find workable solutions.” A comic book was chosen to raise the problem of brawls that often happen between communities and young people. The storyline was based on incidents that took place in many neighbourhoods in Jakarta, including those of…