Feb 24, 2021 Last Updated 4:08 AM, Feb 22, 2021

Society

A new model for mental health care?

A new model for mental health care?

Mental health services have been seriously neglected in Indonesia, but emergency responses to the Aceh tsunami and conflict have led to new ways of thinking

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Ignorance that kills

Ignorance that kills

Many Indonesian women face great difficulties in accessing safe terminations of unwanted pregnancies

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The biggest cock

The biggest cock

In Jakarta’s crowded neighbourhoods, beliefs in supernatural power and invulnerability still surround the figure of the jago tough man

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Selling nationalism

Selling nationalism

Indonesian television advertisements are constructing images of Indonesia by appropriating well-known nationalist themes

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New social media as a tool for activism

New social media as a tool for activism

Indonesia is Facebooking, Twittering and blogging, but what effect is this having on campaigns for social justice?

Indonesia is online. The number of Indonesians using the internet increased from two million in 2000 to over 55 million in 2012, the fourth largest number of internet users in Asia (after China, India and Japan).

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For the good of the people?

For the good of the people?

The challenges of governing ‘societal organisations’ pose difficult questions for Indonesian democracy

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High stakes

High stakes

ASRIANA KEBON speaks to Indonesian underage minors who were returned to Indonesia following age determination hearings in Darwin

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Far-sighted approach to migrant rights

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The Indonesian government is much more interested in its own citizens abroad than Filipino migrant workers under its nose

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