Toolkit for Community Groups

The ‘Toolkit for Community Groups: Promoting the Well-Being of Migrants & Displaced Persons’ is directed at members of communities who wish to develop a culture of inclusion for displaced persons and migrants generally. In this toolkit we aim to support you with:

  • Setting up an effective community group
  • Raising community awareness about the inclusion of migrants
  • Organizing your initiative in a way that ensures maximum success
  • roviding you with ideas about possible first actions

This toolkit is intended to start up your efforts to help newcomers in your society.

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Policy Brief

This policy brief is a result of six months research by the Centre for Human Rights, Multiculturalism and Migration (CHRM2). The project was funded by the Research and Community Services Institute of the University of Jember. The main objective of this policy brief is to map the current challenge of the Jember Government to provide social security scheme for individuals living in Jember affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. This policy brief contains the analysis of situation and policy recommendations related to the fulfillment of basic rights for individuals during a pandemic. This policy brief will be handed over to the Government of Jember as a consideration to take better policy in the future.

This policy brief focuses on the 479.4 Billion budget allocation to tackle the COVID-19 outbreak in Jember District. Yet, the research team believe that the huge amount of money should also be used to provide social security scheme such as cash money, subsidy, and any other positive interventions from the local government to fulfil basic rights of the people affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.

This policy brief uses interview and online questionnaires to collect data. All respondents of this interview are fully anonymous except they give their identity within their full consent.

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Inequity of Dress Rules for Women in Indonesia

Over the past two decades, women and girls in Indonesia have faced unprecedented legal and social demands for wearing clothing that is considered Islamic as part of a wider effort to enforce Islamic law, in many areas of the country. This pressure is increasing strongly and rapidly in recent years.
In 2014, the Ministry of Education and Culture issued a regulation regarding school uniforms, which are broadly interpreted to be mandatory for Muslim students wearing a headscarf as part of a public school uniform. Before and since these regulations, many local governments make hundreds of nuanced regulations Sharia, including regulations targeting women and girls and clothing they. In Indonesia, the term “hijab” – in Arabic means “separate” – is used to refer to the cloth that covers the head, neck, and chest. Hijab –in the language Arabic meaning “cover”– usually a cloth that covers hair, ears and neck, sometimes covering the chest. Many of these rules require a headscarf or hijab Comes with a long sleeved shirt and long dress.
This report examines various discriminatory regulations and social pressures against women and girls to wear the hijab in public schools, among
civil servants, and in government offices. A number of girls, girls adults, and their families from various regions in Indonesia explained to Human Rights Watch the impact of this dress code and other areas, starting with the clock night until the ban on sitting astride a motorcycle.

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