A young vendor holds a bunch of carrots for sale on a street in Cisarua Bogor, Indonesia, on September 24, 2012. Photo: EPA-EFE A young vendor holds a bunch of carrots for sale on a street in Cisarua Bogor, Indonesia, on September 24, 2012. Photo: EPA-EFE
A young vendor holds a bunch of carrots for sale on a street in Cisarua Bogor, Indonesia, on September 24, 2012. Photo: EPA-EFE
Sri Mulyani Indrawati
Opinion

Opinion

Sri Mulyani Indrawati and Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen

How investing in women and girls can boost Indonesia’s post-pandemic recovery

  • Problems of gender inequality have been exacerbated by Covid-19, with lockdowns and school closures raising the risk of violence and child marriage
  • Indonesia is working to make its economic recovery more inclusive, investing in small businesses as well as girls’ education and leadership

A young vendor holds a bunch of carrots for sale on a street in Cisarua Bogor, Indonesia, on September 24, 2012. Photo: EPA-EFE A young vendor holds a bunch of carrots for sale on a street in Cisarua Bogor, Indonesia, on September 24, 2012. Photo: EPA-EFE
A young vendor holds a bunch of carrots for sale on a street in Cisarua Bogor, Indonesia, on September 24, 2012. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Sri Mulyani Indrawati

Sri Mulyani Indrawati

Sri Mulyani Indrawati is Minister of Finance of Indonesia and Chair of the World Bank Group’s Development Committee

Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen

Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen

Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen is chief executive officer of Plan International