Dec 01, 2021 Last Updated 12:15 AM, Dec 1, 2021

NTB & NTT

Beyond technical fixes

Indonesia is blessed with considerable potential for renewable energy generation, but so far has been slow to grasp it

Pastur-pastur, nenek dan skizofrenia

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

Adolescent pregnancy in Manggarai

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

Struggling for a job

Misinformation and lack of opportunity form disproportionate barriers for rural youth looking for work

Is education the golden plough?

Flores youth migrate for education, but are their university degrees worth the investment?

Mining – who benefits?

Mining law changes in decentralising Indonesia raises new challenges and opportunities for local communities

The extractive industries in East Nusa Tenggara

As a number of communities in East Nusa Tenggara reject mining, tourism as a resistance strategy can be equally exploitative

Church-based resistance to mining in Manggarai

Resistance is a way of defending local people’s rights in dealing with mining policy

From mother to citizen

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

Fighting apathy, seeking engagement

Students have mixed feelings about a mandatory community service program at Indonesian universities

Participation in Ngada

Why residents in Ngada district are exceptionally eager to take part in village meetings 

A lottery love affair

On the island of Flores, a Singaporean lottery based on the Chinese zodiac is a popular pastime

Food sovereignty and peasant activism

Farmers and would-be farmers in Lombok are fighting a land-rights battle against the tourism industry

Trials of a mother

For women giving birth in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) and other rural and remote parts of Indonesia, adequate facilities and trained health workers are not easily reached

No reconciliation without truth

Women who survived ‘1965’ in eastern Indonesia demand state recognition

Underemployed ambitions

Struggling in their transition from education to work, educated young people in rural Flores are often both dependent on and critical of local social support networks

A matter of life or death for the Indonesian nation?

Hunger remains a problem in many Indonesian households

High stakes

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

Repairing the damage

Safe havens and abuser counselling helping to reduce domestic violence cases in East Nusa Tenggara

Climate justice

Climate change is compounding the environmental and social justice problems confronted by marginalised communities: a multi-faceted movement is needed in response

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