Jakarta Wins Parahita Ekapraya Award

Rabu, 13 Oktober 2021 23:40 Aldi Geri Lumban Tobing 77

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The Jakarta administration received the Parahita Ekapraya Award (APE) from the Ministry of Women's Empowerment and Child Protection.

We continue to be fully committed to efforts to realize gender equality and justice

APE is an award presented by the Ministry of Women's Empowerment and Child Protection every two years to Ministries/Institutions, Provincial and Regency/City Governments who are deemed to have committed and implemented strategies related to Gender Mainstreaming (PUG).

Tuty Kusumawati, Jakarta Agency Head of Empowerment, Child Protection, and Population Control (PPAPP) said, the administration received the APE Award in the Main category. As for West, North, East Jakarta and Thousand Islands Regency won awards in the Primary category.

"PUG evaluation was carried out last year, including hybrid verification through an Independent Team under the Ministry of Women's Empowerment and Child Protection in 2021," she expressed, Wednesday (10/13).

She explained, gender issues are cross-cutting issues. It meant that issues that could occur anywhere and could not be handled by the agency only. She added, the substance of the program to support PUD is in each regional apparatus which fills it in accordance with their respective duties and functions.

"We continue to be fully committed to efforts to realize gender equality and justice through various strategies that are made in collaboration and ensure equitable development outcomes for all," she stated.