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Java’s waste banks

Support and integrity from government and big business could protect informal waste workers

Counterfeit fashion is hot property

Indonesian youth are buying more fake fashion despite some awareness of its harmful impacts

Buried under the weight of a recycling crisis

When paper waste imports started began 20 years ago most Bangun residents sold their farms to work as waste collectors for paper mills. Now many are dependent on waste sorting

Photo essay: Jakarta's youth use trash to shape their futures

The mentors and interns at Ffrash are empowering themselves within the waste economy and striving to better society

Moving toward a circular economy

The complexity of plastic waste in Indonesia

A whistleblowing culture

The assumption of the importance of financial reward has held back work to eradicate corruption in Indonesia

Memotret seksualitas di Indonesia

Di tengah meningkatnya pelecehan dan pengawasan seksualitas, keragaman seksual dan pemberdayaan seksual menemukan ruangnya di Indonesia

Kekerasan seksual dan perempuan pekerja

Rancangan Undang-undang Penghapusan Kekerasan Seksual (RUU PKS) akan membantu melindungi perempuan di tempat kerja

Sexual violence and women workers

Indonesia’s proposed sexual violence elimination law will help protect women in the workplace

Sexualities in Indonesia

Despite increasingly worrying levels of harassment and surveillance, sexual diversity and sexual empowerment are finding spaces in Indonesia

#MeToo Indonesia

Indonesian feminists are capitalising on #MeToo, and using social media to facilitate offline action

Providing hope

Outreach workers have much to offer in providing HIV care to men who have sex with men

Wives and mothers and HIV

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

Witnessing shame and punishment

Shared images of Syariah punishment are a key strategy of social control in Aceh

HIV stigma muting progress

Though HIV awareness is improving, the stigma makes testing less comfortable and treatments less popular

Hip-hop: a missed opportunity

Hip-hop should be combating, not reinforcing, the problem of sexual violence in West Papua

Queering piety

There is no singular understanding of moral piety for queer Muslims 

Online hate speech

News media has helped drive a dramatic rise in online anti-LGBT hate speech

Combatting HIV online

HIV prevention tactics remain inappropriate for many young men who have sex with men

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