A Comprehensive Approach: From the Classroom to the Garden to the Dinner Table In schools around Jakarta, Indonesia, students, teachers and families are rolling up their sleeves and are learning about good health and nutrition by growing their own organic vegetables. Our school gardening activity is a recent activity that is being incorporated into our [...]Read more
(Jakarta – September 19 -21, 2011) Uplift International conducted a national conference and a two-day workshop in Jakarta, on Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) for Women’s Health. Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) is the process by which policy is implemented with a gender integrated approach. GRB goes beyond conventional policy analysis to check what money is allocated to implement the policy, whether this money is spent as allocated, whom it reaches, and how/whether it changes the gender patterns in the society. This, of course, relies on gender-relevant data.
Women’s health is directly related to resources available for health services. GRB provides a critical process for analyzing the gaps between policy and reality for women’s health services.Read more
Health goes beyond the physical health of an individual or a population and includes the broader societal dimensions. Human rights go beyond the issue of access to healthcare and involve the legal parallels for protection of physical, mental and societal well-being. Our approach involves increasing awareness of the link between health and human rights. We promote collaborative solutions to health problems which provide the tools to break down barriers that inhibit vulnerable populations’ access to health.Read more