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Marriage & The Family

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July 20, 2020

South China Morning Post - July 20, 2020

Sylviana Hamdani – The island of Sumba in eastern Indonesia has abundant natural charms and ancient cultural traditions.

July 16, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 16, 2020

Jakarta – A wedding reception in Sindangmulya village, Cibarusah district in Bekasi, West Java, came to an abrupt end on Sunday as local police dispersed a crowd of guests from the pre

July 14, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - July 14, 2020

A 12-year-old girl was married off to a 45-year-old polygamist in Banyuwangi, East Java, highlighting once again the pervasiveness of child marriages in the country.

July 1, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 1, 2020

Nina Loasana, Jakarta – A viral video showing a woman being carried by force by a group of men in a practice known as kawin tangkap (capture and wed) has angered Women's Empowerment an

June 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 27, 2020

Jakarta – The divorce rate has increased significantly in Bandung, West Java, as the government eased COVID-19 restrictions in the so-called new normal period, after the rate had dropp

June 14, 2020

June 1, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 1, 2020

Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – Midwife Yati Maryati, 37, is worried about interacting with her children every time she returns home from the community health center (Puskesmas) where s

May 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 15, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – A series of YouTube videos featuring a young married couple, Adhiguna and Sabrina Sosiawan, has caused a stir on social media for allegedly endorsing chil

April 4, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 4, 2020

Dyaning Pangestika and Yulia Savitri, Jakarta – The Religious Affairs Ministry has suspended marriage registration for new applicants as of Wednesday.

April 1, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - April 1, 2020

The National Commission for Child Protection (Komnas PA) is demanding the prosecution of a preacher named Syekh Puji over violation of Indonesia's child protection laws by marrying a 7

Jakarta Post - April 1, 2020

Jakarta – Apart from hitting the economy hard and throwing the entire healthcare system into disarray, the novel coronavirus pandemic has also served as a particularly unprecedented hi

March 26, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - March 26, 2020

Some say love conquers all, and that may be especially true now during the coronavirus pandemic, as couples in Indonesia proceed with their marriage plans despite the very real possibi

March 18, 2020

South China Morning Post - March 18, 2020

Ade Mardiyati – Two years after they met at a university event outside Jakarta, Indah Welasasih and Muhamad Yoesoef decided to get married.

March 14, 2020

Asia news - March 14, 2020

Jakarta – Straight to marriage, without an engagement or dating: This is the new trend that is making its way among Indonesian young people who follow conservative Islamic doctrine.

February 29, 2020

Jakarta Globe - February 29, 2020

Tara Marchelin, Jakarta – Several factors have contributed to the declining child marriage rate in Indonesia, but a lot more need to be done to enforce the law that protects girls from

February 23, 2020

Jakarta Post - February 23, 2020

Jakarta – The state should not interfere with its citizens' personal matters, Golkar Party lawmaker Ace Hasan Syadzily said in response to a controversial statement from Coordinating H

February 21, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - February 21, 2020

RUU Ketahanan Keluarga (Family Resilience Bill) is fast becoming one of the most unpopular proposed legislations in Indonesia, as it contains numerous articles that could threaten civi

Jakarta Post - February 21, 2020

Budi Sutrisno and Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – Amid questions surrounding his suggestion that the country's rich people should marry the poor to break the chain of poverty, Coordi

February 20, 2020

Jakarta Post - February 20, 2020

Jakarta – Coordinating Human Development and Culture Minister Muhadjir Effendy has suggested the country's rich people should marry those from low-income families, arguing that such cr

Straits Times - February 20, 2020

Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja, Jakarta – A senior Indonesian minister has caused an uproar in saying that the country's rich must marry the poor to help reduce poverty.

Coconuts Jakarta - February 20, 2020

One of Indonesia's top ministers has come up with what he undoubtedly thinks is a quick-fix solution to the country's poverty problem: cross-income levels marriage.

Jakarta Post - February 20, 2020

Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – Wedding vows usually include a promise of everlasting love, but a bill on "family resilience" proposed by the House of Representatives goes a step furth

February 19, 2020

Jakarta Post - February 19, 2020

Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – Many Indonesians would agree that traditional households – which typically assign domestic roles based on gender, with the husband as the breadwinner an

Tempo - February 19, 2020

Halida Bunga, Jakarta – The initiator of the draft of the family resilience bill (RUU Ketahanan Keluarga), Endang Maria, says that the fear of children being exposed to pornography and

February 15, 2020

Jakarta Globe - February 15, 2020

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – Anti-child marriage campaigns should employ religious messaging and narratives to deliver their message in a deeply religious country like Indonesia, a woman l