Press Release

Indonesia and UN agree on Joint Commitment to Village Based Social Protection Programs that are Child-focused and Gender Responsive

22 April 2021

A Partnership of Ministry of Village and the UN in Indonesia

In 2020, the Village Fund (Dana Desa or DD) has been used for Child-focused and Gender Responsive Village-Based social protection programs in Indonesia. The effectiveness of this programming will be discussed in webinar “Inclusive Social Protection Program: Towards Child-focused and Gender Responsive Village-based Social Protection Program”. This initiative is supported by the United Nations (UN) in Indonesia with support from the COVID-19 Program Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF). This program supports the Government of Indonesia (GoI) to enhance policy and capacity to scale up and expand social protection coverage and fiscal space to include the affected and marginalized population, particularly women and children.


Andri Suryo

National Information Officer

Kinanti Pinta Karana

Communication Specialist

Radhiska Anggiana

UN Women
Communications Officer

Suryo Tomi

Information Officer

UN entities involved in this initiative

UN Women
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
United Nations Development Programme
United Nations Children’s Fund

Goals we are supporting through this initiative