May 16, 2022 Last Updated 8:50 AM, May 6, 2022

Children

Teaching and remembering

The legacy of the Suharto era lingers in school history books

Eight years after 1999

Displaced East Timorese children go hungry in Indonesian West Timor

The world's first street university

Street children are not social misfits. They are creative exiles from an oppressive state system, according to LAINE BERMAN and HARRIOTT BEAZLEY.

Gone fishing

AHMAD SOFIAN explores the lives of young people on hundreds of isolated fishing platforms in the Malacca Straits

Doing Daily Battle

Street children face police and security guards

Teenage pregnancy

PIKIR is working hard to give pregnant teenagers real choices

Free clinic for street children

Street children learn to value their health in Yogyakarta

Cops and kids

Indonesian police reveal their soft spot

Human rights for kids

It’s difficult to get human rights education into Indonesian schools

Lost daughters

Underage women in the commercial sex trade

Debating democracy

School debaters struggle against social norms to promote change.

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