Explore4Action - Resources

The research programme Explore4Action seeks to reveal the role of sexuality education in shaping gender norms and equality in Indonesia. On this page you will find resources to learn more about this programme.

Report: Gender Norms and Adolescent Development, Health and Wellbeing in Indonesia

This first report from the Explore4Action programme shows the results of the Global Early Adolescent Study and the Youth Voices Research conducted in Indonesia between July 2018 and 2019. Click on the image to download the complete report.







Report: Evidence Base from GEAS-Indonesia

Full indicators report from the first wave of Global Early Adolescents Study in Indonesia.








Watch: First International Conference on Indonesia Family Planning and Reproductive Health

In November 2019, Rutgers WPF Indonesia co-organised the first International Conference on Indonesia Family Planning and Reproductive Health. At the conference, we launched the first report from the Explore4Action and Explore4Action findings were presented through keynote speeches and in parallel sessions. Young researchers also presented findings in parallel sessions and in poster presentations. 

The first results from the Global Early Adolescent Study

Watch young researches from the Explore4Action explain what they found as past of GEAS.

What is Youth Voices Research?

As a part of Explore4Action, Youth Voices Research plays a crucial role in including young people and their voices in the programme. Watch the video to learn more.

Watch the video about Global Early Adolescent Study

As part of Explore4Action, Indonesia will join the Global Early Adolescent Study (GEAS), an international study exploring how social processes, in particular gender norms, shape young people's health. Watch this video to find out more about the GEAS. Conceptualized and written by The Johns Hopkins GEAS Coordinating Centre. 

Stories of Impact

Lina is a 26-year-old Indonesian who was born and raised in East Java. She’s also a Christian, unlike 87% of the population who are Muslim. However, like the majority of young people in Indonesia, the fears and beliefs she held regarding her sexuality, unfortunately, are not unique. This is a story about a young girl who wasn’t satisfied with the accepted conservative cultural norms, who was determined to find her own truth and who is helping other young Indonesians find theirs along the way. Read Lina's story. 

Further reading on our website

Comprehensive Sexuality Eduction: theory and practice


Young People