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Women's Rights & Gender

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August 3, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 3, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in Indonesia continues to disproportionately affect women, exacerbating gender inequalities that were already present in t

July 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 27, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – A majority of female workers do not know what to ask from the government to protect their rights amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which has hit them harde

July 21, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 21, 2020

Yunindita Prasidya, Jakarta – Experts have highlighted the need to support industry sectors dominated by women, as the economic downturn from the pandemic was affecting a disproportion

June 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 27, 2020

Jakarta – Second Lt.

June 26, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 26, 2020

Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – The low number of women in the Indonesian Military (TNI) has hampered gender equality within the institution as mandated by the TNI Law, scholars and activi

June 12, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 12, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – Online feminist publication Magdalene.co has suffered a series of cyberattacks over the past month, which has made it difficult for readers to access th

May 28, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 28, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – Coordinating Legal, Political and Security Affairs Minister Mahfud MD has caught flak for his recent statement that likens the country's efforts to curb t

May 7, 2020

Mongabay - May 7, 2020

Lauren Bowman – In the rural Indonesian village of Hongoi(*), indigenous Dayak Modang women like Lina(*) have had to come up with creative ways to continue their long-held tradition of

April 30, 2020

The Conversation - April 30, 2020

Senza Arsendy, George Adam Sukoco and Rasita Ekawati Purba – Women make up the majority of primary school teachers in Indonesia.

April 21, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 21, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – With Indonesians prevented from celebrating Kartini Day to the full extent with festive parades and group competitions due to COVID-19, many have taken

Jakarta Post - April 21, 2020

A. Muh. Ibnu Aqil, Jakarta – Enik Maslahah, 49, is quite attuned to the environment she lives in, despite being a relatively recent transplant to Kalimantan.

Jakarta Post - April 21, 2020

Ardila Syakriah, Jakarta – Five months pregnant, 33-year-old Niken Fajarsari has to juggle work, domestic chores and teaching her son, as schools have been closed in Jakarta to curb th

March 20, 2020

Jakarta Post - March 20, 2020

Jakarta – Talk of sex is still taboo in most parts of predominantly Muslim Indonesia, but over the past few years the country has borne witness to a growing conversation on sexuality l

March 17, 2020

Jakarta Globe - March 17, 2020

Izzan Fathurrahman – Perhaps no one else is more heavily regulated while, on the other hand, their roles are as rampantly neglected as women in Indonesia.

March 9, 2020

Jakarta Post - March 9, 2020

Ati Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Indonesian men in their 30s are beginning to feel more comfortable with women earning more than them, an economist has said.

March 8, 2020

Jakarta Post - March 8, 2020

Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – Maimon Herawati is an accomplished woman who believes in equal opportunity for women.

February 21, 2020

Jakarta Post - February 21, 2020

Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – A controversial bill on family resilience includes a provision of six months of paid maternity leave for female workers, but only for those working in g

February 12, 2020

Jakarta Post - February 12, 2020

Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – Instagram posts showing blurred photos of female members of a student executive body (BEM) in a state university in Jakarta have stirred debate on socia

February 5, 2020

IJ Net - February 5, 2020

Ainur Rohmah – Women in Indonesia still face challenges ranging from deeply entrenched patriarchal attitudes – due to cultural or religious beliefs – to a lack of government support fo

January 23, 2020

January 22, 2020

January 8, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - January 8, 2020

An Indonesian university is facing scrutiny online for what appears to be a discriminatory smoking ban that only applies to female students.

December 30, 2019

Jakarta Post - December 30, 2019

Devina Heriyanto, Jakarta – Indonesia is closing in on its overall gender gap, according to the 2020 Global Gender Gap Index.

December 23, 2019

The Conversation - December 23, 2019

Erwin Bramana Karnadi – Women earn less than men in the workplace. It would take 202 years for women to make as much as men according to 2018 data from the World Economic Forum.

December 22, 2019

Arah Juang - December 22, 2019

Leon Kastayudha – Indonesia celebrates National Mother's Day on December 22nd.