Jan 27, 2022 Last Updated 1:11 AM, Jan 18, 2022

Gender

Kartini in her own words

An essential resource for Indonesian history scholars and students, Kartini's works are now available by open access

Culture vs consent

Distrust in doctors’ decision making around c-sections is a key cause of Papuans’ avoidance of hospitals

Women rising

Women in East Kalimantan join male-dominated ‘ormas’ to empower themselves and their community

Wives and mothers and HIV

To combat HIV in Indonesia, wives and mothers must not be idealised and considered immune

Pelakor dan Instagram

Bahasa yang kita gunakan di media sosial ternyata sangat bias jender dalam memosisikan kaum perempuan dan melepaskan tanggung jawab kaum lelaki dalam narasi perselingkuhan

Ibu rumah tangga dan HIV

Perangi HIV di Indonesia, haruslah menepis penggambaran ideal ibu dan istri yang kebal dan bebas HIV

Pelakor and Instagram

Language around extramarital affairs on social media punishes women and lets men off the hook

Contraception at a crossroads

Indonesia’s 50-year-old family planning program has been a great success but is struggling to adapt with women’s needs

Electoral (in)equity

More female candidates won’t mean more women in parliament

Adolescent pregnancy in Manggarai

Premarital sex must be acknowledged as unavoidable, to end a vicious cycle of lost potential

Forbidden smoke

Banda Aceh’s anti-tobacco efforts are unfairly focused on women smokers

From mother to citizen

The New Order actively promoted citizenship of a particular kind for women

Review: Four perspectives on Hanung Bramantyo’s Kartini

Reviewing the history behind and themes in Hanung Bramantyo's Kartini

Indonesia’s woman to watch

Yenny Wahid is the new face of moderate Islam

Online dating apps blocked

A government crackdown on dating apps is depriving LGBT Indonesians of a crucial resource

Falling through the cracks

The JKN or the National Health Insurance is failing Indonesia’s most vulnerable

Kartini: Kumpulan puisi

Kumpulan karya puisi memperingati jasa-jasa Kartini dalam perjuangan kaum wanita Indonesia.

Kartini: Anthology of poems

Five poems celebrating Kartini and her contribution to Indonesia's feminist movement.

Review: Dancing the Feminine

A look into Indonesian migrant women, identity, and cultural performances. 

A feminist trajectory of literary influences

A writer pays homage to the women writers and intellectuals who paved the way for others

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