Carlos Ky Paath, Jakarta – The government is mulling over a plan to require couples who want to get married to take pre-marital lessons on family life and children welfare and get cert
Marriage & The Family
November 14, 2019
November 6, 2019
A woman in the Indonesian city of Palembang has been arrested on suspicion of infanticide, in which the victim is her own newborn baby.
November 5, 2019
It has been almost a century since the novel Sitti Nurbaya was published.
October 31, 2019
Jakarta – An official of Bandung regency in West Jakarta has urged civil servants in the regency administration to put up family portraits in their work space in a bid to lower the div
Lembar, Indonesia – Fifteen minutes into their first date, Indonesian teenager Helma Yani received a marriage proposal from a boy she had just met.
October 28, 2019
Paulina Quintao – National Member of Parliament, MP Maria Barreto said in the Civil Law Code, Part IV about the family, it is clearly written that parents who decide to divorce, especi
September 29, 2019
Tasha Wibawa – "I had my first child at 14, a little boy, and I was destroyed," Indonesian woman Rasminah, who goes by one name, told the ABC.
September 21, 2019
Nadira Irdiana, Jakarta – In Indonesia, one out of nine girls marry before their 18th birthday.
September 13, 2019
Jakarta – The House of Representatives has finally agreed to raise the minimum age for marriage for females from 16 years old to 19.
Kuala Lumpur (Reuters) – Indonesia moved closer to ending child marriage on Friday (Sept 13) after the government secured a key nod paving the way to raise the age for girls to wed in
August 19, 2019
Kuala Lumpur – Indonesia must change its laws to end child marriage in the world's most populous Muslim country where thousands of girls are trapped in a kind of "hell," an Indonesian
July 15, 2019
Amy Chew – Women in Indonesia's ultraconservative province of Aceh have opposed efforts to legalise polygamous marriages through a special by-law being debated in the local legislature
July 9, 2019
Iil Askar Monza, Jakarta – The National Commission of Anti-Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) assessed the plan to legalize polygamy practice presently discussed by Aceh provinc
July 8, 2019
Jakarta – The draft Aceh qanun (bylaw) legalising polygamy has attracted support and opposition.
Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) says that the Aceh Regional House of Representatives (DPRA) does not need to issue a regional regulation
July 6, 2019
Jakarta – The Acehnese Regional House of Representatives (DPRA) is justifying a plan by the Aceh government to legalise polygamy on the grounds that it will save women and children who
Antara, Meulaboh – West Aceh Ulema Council (MPU) chairman Teungku Abdurrani Adian has expressed support for a plan by the Aceh administration to legalize polygamy.
June 18, 2019
Over the past couple of years, the Indonesian province of South Sulawesi has been in the news with alarming frequency for viral stories of children getting married, either among themse
June 13, 2019
Picture yourself in this situation: you're at a family gathering, getting bored with all the small talk and want to escape when you suddenly lock eyes with someone cute.
March 27, 2019
After losing his wife recently, a man from the Probolinggo regency in East Java, Indonesia had to go through the humiliation of having his genitalia inspected by local police after fal
March 14, 2019
Jakarta – When her parents brought her home from school, 14-year-old Dewi, not her real name, had the surprise of her life.
February 8, 2019
Aleasha Bliss, Jakarta – At the sweet young age of 14, the world is your oyster. Aspirations to become an actress, scientist or doctor are all achievable goals.
January 25, 2019
Muhammad Hendartyo, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Pandjaitan responded to the deforestation issue that had been in the world's limelight during his speech
January 4, 2019
Jakarta – South Tangerang saw an increasing divorce rate in 2018, with up to 3,500 couples separating while most cases stemmed from affairs triggered through social media connections a
December 21, 2018
Yanuar Farida Wismayanti, Patrick O'Leary, Yenny Tjoe – It's hoped a ruling last week by the country's Constitutional Court (MK) will lead to an end to child marriage in Indonesia where