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Women's Rights & Gender

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June 24, 2024

Tempo - June 24, 2024

Tempo.Co, Jakarta – This year, the Annual Kartini Conference on Indonesian Feminisms will be held for the second time, the conference will be dubbed as "the 2nd Annual Kartini Conferenc

May 23, 2024

Development Policy - May 23, 2024

Jonathan Siborutorop – On 14 February this year, elections were held in Indonesia, including in the six provinces of the Indonesian half of the island of New Guinea: Papua, West Papua,

April 26, 2024

The Interpreter - April 26, 2024

Meg Hocking – On Sunday 21 April, millions of women and girls across Indonesia celebrated Hari Kartini (Kartini Day), the commemoration of the birth of 19th century Javanese noblewoman,

April 24, 2024

Fulcrum - April 24, 2024

Iim Halimatusa'diyah – Indonesia has a steep climb towards the recognition that women can play an equal part in the country's politics, especially as its youth are not immune to outdate

April 22, 2024

Jakarta Globe - April 22, 2024

Chairul Fikri, Jakarta – Indonesia commemorated Kartini Day on Sunday, celebrated by women across the nation, including female celebrities, politicians, and businesswomen.

April 21, 2024

Tempo - April 21, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – The 2nd National Women's Conference integrated nine main agendas of women, people with disabilities, and marginalized groups to ensure they are included in medium- and

March 22, 2024

Tempo - March 22, 2024

Suci Sekarwati, Jakarta – Hassan Mohtashami, UNFPA Indonesia Representative, hopes that teenage pregnancy and child marriage in Indonesia will become a priority concern of the governmen

March 6, 2024

Jakarta Post - March 6, 2024

Jakarta – Gender roles in Indonesia are unique. While women are expected to take on domestic responsibilities, they can also work and study as they please.

February 6, 2024

Tempo - February 6, 2024

Farida Indriastuti – The debate of presidential and vice-presidential candidates for 2024 will enter its fifth round.

January 28, 2024

Agence France-Presse - January 28, 2024

Jakarta, Indonesia – Indonesia's election lineup next month will be dominated by men, but a number of women are trying to break into a political scene long overshadowed by patriarchal e

January 16, 2024

Indonesia at Melbourne - January 16, 2024

In the 2019 general elections, Indonesian voters elected 118 women to the Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR).

November 15, 2023

Antara News - November 15, 2023

Narda Margaretha, Raka Adji, Jakarta – The General Elections Commission (KPU) has determined three pairs of presidential and vice presidential candidates for the 2024 General Elections:

October 7, 2023

Jakarta Post - October 7, 2023

Jasmine Floretta V.D. (Magdalene) – The Mentawai culture's patriarchal system of land ownership stems from outdated beliefs, but emerging initiatives are slowly trying to bring change.

September 29, 2023

Jakarta Post - September 29, 2023

Jasmine Floretta V.D. (Magdalene) – A small hut stands alone in the middle of the forest. Gray smoke blows from its chimney.

September 25, 2023

Tempo - September 25, 2023

Han Revanda Putra, Jakarta – Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR) Speaker Puan Maharani has spoken up about the polemic regarding the revision of the General Election Commission Re

September 22, 2023

Jakarta Post - September 22, 2023

Devi Asmarani (Magdalene), Jakarta – Ten years ago this month, an English-language website named after a revered, albeit arguably misdepicted, biblical female figure, went live with con

August 13, 2023

Straits Times - August 13, 2023

Linda Yulisman, Jakarta – Nearly every Indonesian political party has failed to reserve for women candidates at least 30 per cent of the contested seats in the 2024 polls, in a setback

May 17, 2023

Tempo - May 17, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Women's Empowerment and Child Protection (PPPA) Minister I Gusti Ayu Bintang Darmawati on Tuesday reiterated the importance of women building their awareness on digita

April 21, 2023

Jakarta Post - April 21, 2023

Felix Martua, Jakarta – Four rising public figures pay tribute to the enduring original female icon.

March 9, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - March 9, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – Indonesia is approaching the election period. Political parties begin to compete and win people's votes.

December 27, 2022

Jakarta Post - December 27, 2022

Dini Dwi Kusumaningrum, Jakarta – The 2020 World Economic Forum stated that women's empowerment was the key to increasing national income.

December 23, 2022

November 29, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - November 29, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – West Papua Feminist Forum (WPFF) coordinator Ester Haluksaid the existence of WPFF to discuss issues faced by Papuan women and transwomen, ranging from basic rights to

November 24, 2022

Jakarta Post - November 24, 2022

Suherdjoko, Semarang – The second Indonesia's Women Ulema Congress opened in Semarang and Jepara in Central Java on Wednesday, and will last until Saturday.

November 2, 2022

Dazed - November 2, 2022

In February 1998, resistance towards Indonesia's president, Soeharto, and his New Order regime reached boiling point.

October 18, 2022

Kompas.com - October 18, 2022

Valmai Alzena Karla Martino, Jakarta – University of Indonesia Political studies Centre (Puskapol UI) Deputy Executive Director Hurriyah has touched on the low level of women's represen

August 29, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - August 29, 2022

Jakarta – For the first time, Indonesia, dubbed the world's third largest democracy, will hold the general elections – the presidential and legislative elections – and nationwide region

July 20, 2022

Tribune Medan - July 20, 2022

Maurits Pardosi, Parapat – The Women 20 (W20) Summit held at Toba Lake in North Sumatra on July 20 has been greeted by demonstrations and sharp criticisms from rural women activists.

Al Jazeera - July 20, 2022

Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – Indigenous and women's rights groups in Indonesia are protesting against the G20's headline event for gender equality over the alleged exclusion of

July 16, 2022

Jakarta Post - July 16, 2022

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – A total of 775 members of the Indonesian Military (TNI) and police will be deployed to secure the Women 20 Summit from July 18 to 20, held in the Lake Toba regi

June 21, 2022

Jakarta Globe - June 21, 2022

Yustinus Paat, Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The House of Representatives is mulling over a more generous paternity leave on the maternal and child welfare bill.

June 15, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - June 15, 2022

Indonesia's House of Parliament (DPR) is pushing for the passage of a bill that would raise mandatory maternity leave from three months to six, speaker Puan Maharani said, who stressed

May 24, 2022

Antara News - May 24, 2022

Anita Permata D, Fadhli Ruhman, Jakarta – Data has shown that, on average, women are only attending school for eight years or more, meaning that a large percentage of women are only fin

May 19, 2022

Jakarta Globe - May 19, 2022

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The topic of gender equality in Indonesia took the center stage of the recent Inspiring Women 2022 conference hosted by Berita Satu Media Holdings.

April 21, 2022

Kompas.com - April 21, 2022

Muhammad Naufal, Jakarta – A group of women wearing traditional Javanese clothing joined a protest action by students and workers in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building

March 15, 2022

Jakarta Post - March 15, 2022

Annisa R. Beta (The Conversation), Jakarta – With the world's largest Muslim population, Indonesia is a huge market for Islamic fashion, valued at around US$12.69 billion.

March 8, 2022

Jakarta Post - March 8, 2022

Julia Winterflood, Jakarta – If you've traveled through Tuban on East Java's northern coast, 100 kilometers west of Surabaya, you might have sampled the delicate sweetness of the regenc

November 19, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - November 19, 2021

Yance Wenda, Jayapura, Jubi – Head of the Papuan People's Assembly Women's Working Group Ciska Abugau said that the safety of women in Papua was threatened by three things, namely armed

November 15, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - November 15, 2021

Timoteus Marten, Jayapura – Activist and coordinator of Papuan women's rights network TIKI, Fien Jarangga, said the gender inequality and violence experienced by Papuan women today was

July 5, 2021

New Mandala - July 5, 2021

Rebecca Meckelburg – Local government and civil society responses to the Covid-19 pandemic in Indonesia have been widely lauded in academic and popular media since the first Covid-19 ca

April 16, 2021

Tempo - April 16, 2021

Muhammad Hendartyo, Jakarta – The Indonesian Ministry for Women's Empowerment and Child Protection said that women have lost their income since the pandemic began.

March 12, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - March 12, 2021

Jean Bisay, Jayapura – The International Women's Day this year was special for Efi Paulin Numberi, not only because the world celebrated women but also because that day, on Monday, Marc

March 11, 2021

Reuters - March 11, 2021

Kate Lamb – Hussy, mistress, whore, evil woman – these are just some of the nine example compound words that artist Ika Vantiani was shocked to find listed under the entry for 'woman' o

March 8, 2021

Jakarta Post - March 8, 2021

Dian Septiari, Jakarta – Ambassadors and foreign representatives in Jakarta's diplomatic circles have taken a diversity pledge to decline speaking engagements in all public discussions

February 15, 2021

The Conversation - February 15, 2021

Inaya Rakhmani, Evi Eliyanah and Zulfa Sakhiyya – COVID-19 has brought an unprecedented crisis to universities around the world.

February 11, 2021

Jakarta Post - February 11, 2021

Gisela Swaragita, Jakarta – Over the past few weeks, Indonesia's language agency Badan Bahasa has managed to irk gender and women activists alike by refusing to remove derogatory defini

January 8, 2021

New Mandala - January 8, 2021

Andi Cipta Asmawaty – The COVID-19 crisis is exacerbating gender inequality in global supply chains.

December 9, 2020

Tempo - December 9, 2020

Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has once again been included in Forbes list of the 'world's 100 most powerful women' in 2020 alongside Pertamina president

November 19, 2020

The Conversation - November 19, 2020

Monika Winarnita, Nasya Bahfen, Adriana Rahajeng Mintarsih, Gavin Height and Joanne Byrne – The fight against gender inequality on digital platforms – known as digital gender activism –

November 16, 2020

Indonesia at Melbourne - November 16, 2020

Joseph Marshan and Ruth Nikijuluw – The fourth industrial revolution, or 'Industry 4.0', will involve increasing automation, advanced technology and promises to create more jobs in scie