Jan 30, 2023 Last Updated 12:03 AM, Jan 26, 2023

Society

Bhinneka Tunggal Ika?

Reality often falls short of expectations

Kartini in her own words

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

Sugar taxes save lives

Indonesia lags behind many countries in taxing high sugar drinks

An urgent mental health challenge

The demand for support for children with ASD is growing, but a lack of data and research means services remain woefully inadequate

‘We take care of our own’

COVID-19 has amplified existing societal fissures and exposed the alarming fragility of the lives of Indonesian transwomen who work as drag performers

Why so serious?

Netizens’ responses to the banning of a popular slang word raise questions about the moral character of public communication

Essay: Seeking solace in the midst of COVID-19

Book clubs and creative communities have headed online where they provide Jakartans with vital connections and solace during the pandemic

Essay: Our Home Together?

Bandung School of Peace is leading the fight against intolerance in West Java

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

Model layanan kesehatan jiwa berfokus pada pemulihan untuk Indonesia?

Tim peneliti internasional memetakan arah perubahan

Mencegah bunuh diri tiruan

Advokat pencegahan bunuh diri dengan jurnalis dapat mengubah peliputan berita bunuh diri di Indonesia

Kesehatan mental di desa Banten

Memberdayakan masyarakat lokal merupakan kunci dalam meningkatkan kesehatan jiwa

Mental health over the internet?

Tele-mental health is a promising solution to Indonesia’s scarcity of qualified mental health professionals

Kesehatan jiwa melalui internet?

Tele-mental health sebagai solusi yang menjanjikan untuk terbatasnya jumlah ahli kesehatan mental di Indonesia

A day in the life of Bali’s miracle worker

Professor Suryani and her team are making a difference

After the earthquakes and tsunamis

Mental health and psychosocial support in the wake of disaster

Pastur-pastur, nenek dan skizofrenia

Pastur Kamilus menjadi panutan bagi pekerja sosial dalam upaya pembebasan korban pasung di Flores

Changing face of mental health

Awareness is spreading in Indonesia, but stigma and human rights breaches are still big problems

Perubahan wajah kesehatan jiwa di Indonesia

Kesadaran mengenai kesehatan jiwa semakin berkembang di Indonesia, namun stigma dan pelanggaran hak asasi manusia masih menjadi masalah besar

Latest Articles

Review essay: Constructing Indonesian girlhood on film

Jan 24, 2023 - ANNISA R. BETA

Two decades after the cultural shift opened up by Reformasi, hope looks very different in Indonesian cinema

Review: The afterlives of a shipwreck

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Acehnese fishermen and Rohingya rescue at sea

Nov 16, 2022 - BILAL DEWANSYAH

The criminalisation of people smuggling has created complex moral and legal difficulties for those who assist refugees in peril

Review: Bali, 50 years of changes

Sep 25, 2022 - MARY ZURBUCHEN

Chasing a cure for beriberi

Sep 15, 2022 - NIA DELIANA

A long search for a cure for beriberi in Southeast Asia in the late nineteenth century was led by trial and a lot of error

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