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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

October 22, 2020

Tempo - October 22, 2020

Friski Riana, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) maintains that the issue of gender equality remains to be a problem in the first year of the

Jakarta Post - October 22, 2020

Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) has said that gender inequality remains a major issue in the policies of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo an

Tempo - October 22, 2020

Friski Riana, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) opined that the Job Creation Law potentially lowers the rights of women workers both in the

August 14, 2020

The Conversation - August 14, 2020

Dina Afrianty – Women were central to the fall of Soeharto, and there is no doubt that women have continued to experience important gains since Reformasi began in 1998.

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

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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.

CNN Indonesia - December 22, 2019

Jakarta – Mother's Day, which is commemorated on December 22 each year, has different meanings.