The fight against gender inequality on digital platforms – known as digital gender activism – is a contentious issue in Indonesia
It was a weekday morning in Kojem, an impoverished neighbourhood in the northern part of Jakarta, and children as young as seven were coming home from a day of fishing on the rough Java Sea instead of going to school.
An Indonesian journalist started a campaign to provide mobile phones for underprivileged students, many of whom were still not allowed to do face-to-face learning because of covid, when the new school year started in July.
The impact of COVID-19 on women’s access to water, sanitation and hygiene in an Indonesian fishing village
Practicing good hygiene is important in preventing the spread of COVID-19, but this can be very challenging when access to water and sanitation is poor. The traditional caregiving and cleaning roles, which usually fall to women and girls, leave them particularly vulnerable to the impact of COVID-19.
New Greenpeace report slams Indonesia government for allowing the pulpwood and palm oil sector to act with impunity despite bearing “considerable responsibility” for a fire crisis which causes environmental and health damage.