In 1606, Shakespeare and his company bolted the doors of the Globe Theatre and fled London as bubonic plague led to a total shutdown of theatres. Now we know what it must have felt like.
A recent visit by the King and Queen of the Netherlands to Indonesia was the first by Dutch royals in a quarter of a century. More significant, however, was King Willem-Alexander’s direct and unreserved apology for the violent excesses of his country’s four-year struggle to reimpose colonial rule in the former Dutch East Indies after the Second World War.
Misinformation has amplified fears of the virus in Indonesia as online hoaxes lead to racist responses towards the Indonesian Chinese community.
When he was seven years old, his family moved to the safety of King Island, where the population is just 1,200.
Soccer-mad Indonesia embraces women’s game with launch of national league, but female fans still face a fight for acceptance
Despite the launch of a national women’s premier league, Liga 1 Putri, some women feel they are not taken seriously as football fans, let alone as pundits
King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands apologized for his country’s aggression during its colonial rule of Indonesia and formally recognized the Southeast Asian country’s independence date.
On International Women’s Day, Foreign Minister Marise Payne announced the appointment of Australia’s first ambassador for gender equality. Julie-Ann Guivarra will take over from Sharman Stone.
While investment in women’s health and education has increased, labour participation has stalled at 50% for the past 30 years
A look at ASEAN’s busy calendar of annual meetings suggests that the organization is still predominantly run by men – currently, nine out of 10 ASEAN leaders and foreign ministers are male.
A list of 16 leaders doing impactful global climate change work are being honored ahead of International Women’s Day on Sunday, March 8.
Maimon is one of many empowered women who has been politically active but has worked against the feminist movement in Indonesia, including by protesting against a bill that is intended to eradicate sexual violence.
Hundreds of people of all genders took to the streets on International Women’s Day in Jakarta on Sunday to demand that the government put a stop to systemic violence against women.
Diponegoro is considered an Indonesian hero for his leadership in the Java War, a five-year rebellion against Dutch rule between 1825-1830.
Forty-five years after the Netherlands promised its return, a gold-inlaid dagger surrendered by a “rebel prince” after his failed 1830 uprising against Dutch rule in Indonesia has been handed back to Jakarta.
This year we celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, the 25th anniversary of the UN Beijing Platform for Action, and the 20th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325.