Jul 02, 2022 Last Updated 4:52 AM, Jun 27, 2022

NGOs

Myth of the effective little NGO

Making idealism work is very hard. NORI ANDRIYANI, with extraordinary honesty, tells why.

Spread the word

MELODY KEMP discovers some quiet achievers in environmental education -- who accept no foreign aid.

Preventing AIDS

The epidemic is spreading more slowly than once feared, but OCTAVERY KAMIL still wants better resources for prevention work.

Breaking out!

DJOHAN EFFENDI explores the paradox of young progressives in Indonesia's most traditional Islamic organisation.

Help us clean up!

The World Bank has joined the IMF in a huge rescue package. Indonesian non-government organisations (NGOs) presented this memo to World Bank president James Wolfensohn in Jakarta.

We want a new government!

There are plenty of capable Indonesians who can take over from Suharto, says the activist group PIJAR.

Peaceful change, now!

We, more than one hundred Indonesian and non-Indonesian non-governmental organisations (NGOs) participating in the International NGO Forum on Indonesian Development (Infid), are deeply concerned about the ongoing economic turmoil in Indonesia which many fear may lead to political turmoil as well.

Waiting for justice

Victims of human rights abuses in Aceh have not yet seen the legal processes they’ve been promised.

A heroine for humanity

There are dozens of stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things for human rights in Aceh. Here is a personal account of one such person.

Take the money or die

A flood of 'democratisation' dollars has corrupted the NGO movement

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

Surf Aid groundswell builds

Surfers rally to help the people of the Mentawai Islands

NGO theatre in the post New Order

Collaboration between artists and activists is producing new initiatives

Alliances against globalisation

New alliances are formed against the IMF and foreign debt

Reconciling NU and the PKI

An Interview with Pak Imam Aziz, Program Coordinator, Syarikat

Insecurity for NGOs

Western security agendas have shifted donor priorities, forcing NGOs to rethink their own agendas

Wiralodra's buffalo hide

A Jakarta NGO is building alternatives to prostitution

Genetic modification

Farmers illustrate their understanding of GM

Where did we go wrong?

A voice from Aceh’s civil society movement says it’s time for self-criticism

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