Inflation in the wake of a recent fuel price increase has child protection specialists worried that the number of school dropouts is trending upwards.
In the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo, the Indigenous community of Sungai Utik has been protecting 10,000 hectares of land for decades, defending their forests from industry and obtaining hard-fought land rights.
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Tergerusnya hutan karena ambisi perkebunan sawit mendorong perempuan adat di Papua angkat bicara menantang angkuhnya kuasa negara, swasta, dan keluarga.
The works in this exhibition by Indonesian artists, Bulan Fi Sabilliah and Fitri DK, comment on the Indonesian New Order’s legacy of the primacy of prescribed beauty ideals and women’s domestic and reproductive roles over public and political roles.
Ratifying this deeply unpopular legislation would see the Jokowi administration attempting to placate political Islam.
Indonesian domestic workers join forces to survive in foreign countries and to empower each other by enhancing new skills.
President Widodo has set up a team to resolve past serious human rights violations without going through courts of law, prompting some civil society organizations to accuse the government of trying to absolve the perpetrators of any guilt.
Ventocilla was a prominent transgender rights activist and a founder of the Peruvian advocacy group Diversidades Trans Masculinas. He was a graduate student at Harvard Kennedy School who traveled to Bali with his husband, Sebastián Marallano, for their honeymoon.
In Java, the relocation of the Indonesian capital from Jakarta to purpose-built Nusantara in Kalimantan raises new hopes for both ruling elites and the Jakarta people.
In particular, it contains provisions that criminalize defamation and insult of public officials, including the President and members of the government.
In Indonesia, the Bali-based rock band Navicula has spent the past 25 years tackling some of the country’s biggest social and environmental ills — corruption, human rights abuses, religious extremism, pollution, deforestation — through powerful, gritty, anthemic tracks.
Indonesians who were imprisoned as adult people smugglers using deeply flawed evidence have asked the current attorney general to use his mercy powers and resolve the “mockery of justice” overseen by his predecessor.
Widodo’s bid to tackle Indonesian rights cases sparks fury