The House of Representatives has agreed on the bill on the establishment of three new provinces in Indonesia’s easternmost region of Papua which will bring the total number of provinces on the island to five.
Aliansi Jurnalis Independen Jayapura mengecam pengeroyokan kedua wartawan di Kabupaten Kepulauan Yapen hingga mengalami luka-luka. Dalam empat tahun terakhir, terjadi 114 kasus kekerasan terhadap insan pers di Papua.
Missing gender data means Indonesia’s development programs are poorly targeted, hindering gender mainstreaming goals enacted 22 years ago.
In mid-March, one of President Joko Widodo’s female special staffers, Ayu Kartika Dewi, sparked controversy across Indonesia. But it was not because of corruption, abuse of power or any other sort of political scandal. It was simply because Ayu Kartika, a Muslim, married her Catholic boyfriend, Gerald Bastian.
The Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has introduced a Village Anti-corruption program to increase the integrity of government across the nation.
Learning loss must be addressed immediately with a strategic policy that drives stakeholders and people to implement learning patterns that are adaptive post-pandemic.
Indonesia is emerging from another surge in Covid-19 infections. Since the first case of Omicron was confirmed in early December 2021, Indonesia has recorded more than 1.5 million new cases and 7,400 deaths.
Reports of violence against women increased across Indonesia in 2021, soaring above pre-pandemic levels, according to a report released by the National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan).
In January, Indonesia was shocked by the gruesome discovery of a makeshift prison in the home of the suspended head of Langkat district, North Sumatra, Terbit Rencana Perangin Angin.
While Indonesia appears to be making progress towards gender equity, the country’s latest update on its progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals doesn’t tell the full story, Angie Bexley and Sharon Bessell write.
Demonstrators urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to stop the invasion immediately. The protesters concluded the military invasion could lead to various serious human rights violations. Most of the war victims were also civilians, especially women and children, the demonstrators said.
The Indonesian and Australian governments agreed to push for the empowerment of women and daughters, who bore the brunt of health, economic, and humanitarian impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, through dialogues among women leaders.
RISE PhD Robyn Mansfield has developed a logic model for transforming urban planning organisations to mainstream children’s participation in policy and action.
Many men in Indonesia still seem to believe that divorced women are promiscuous, leading to sexual harassment and abuse. How is the Save Janda organisation combatting the stigmatisation of divorced women?
The Indonesian public, especially online, continues to sympathise with (if not outright support) the Russian position. Pro-Russian Twitter threads have been incredibly popular among Indonesians.
Indonesian film workers have launched their own #MeToo campaign to eliminate sexual violence across the industry.