#Indonesia

  • Article: Indonesia’s LGBTQ Community at Risk After Jailing of ‘Britain’s Most Prolific’ Rapist

    Indonesia’s LGBTQ Community at Risk After Jailing of ‘Britain’s Most Prolific’ Rapist

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 16, 2020

    Human rights group warns LGBTQ people could be under threat, after sentencing of Reynhard Sinaga. Read more

  • Article: At Least 66 Dead Due to Monsoons and Flooding in Jakarta

    At Least 66 Dead Due to Monsoons and Flooding in Jakarta

    By Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 6, 2020

    Jakarta is a staggering example of the risks facing coastal cities as sea levels rise. Read more

  • Article: Indonesia Just Outlawed Child Marriage — A Huge Win for Gender Equality

    Indonesia Just Outlawed Child Marriage — A Huge Win for Gender Equality

    By Gabrielle Deonath  and  Pia Gralki|Sept. 24, 2019

    Previously, religious and local authorities could permit girls of any age to marry. Read more

  • Article: These 'Mighty Girls' Books Are Challenging Gender Stereotypes in Indonesia

    These 'Mighty Girls' Books Are Challenging Gender Stereotypes in Indonesia

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 10, 2019

    From fighting pollution to standing up to stereotypes, these books are challenging social norms. Read more

  • Article: Indonesia Is Moving Its Capital to Avoid Sinking Into the Ocean

    Indonesia Is Moving Its Capital to Avoid Sinking Into the Ocean

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 27, 2019

    The move could unleash rampant deforestation in a vital rainforest. Read more

  • Article: Indonesian Lawmaker Calls for an End to Child Marriage 'Hell'

    Indonesian Lawmaker Calls for an End to Child Marriage 'Hell'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 20, 2019

    Indonesia has one of the worst records for underage marriage. Read more

  • Article: Indonesia Pardons Woman Jailed for Reporting Her Boss' Sexual Harassment

    Indonesia Pardons Woman Jailed for Reporting Her Boss' Sexual Harassment

    By Daniele Selby|July 25, 2019

    Nuril Maknun has been pardoned after the Supreme Court upheld a guilty verdict earlier this month. Read more

  • Article: Indonesia's Supreme Court Sentences Woman Who Reported Sexual Harassment to Prison

    Indonesia's Supreme Court Sentences Woman Who Reported Sexual Harassment to Prison

    By Daniele Selby|July 5, 2019

    Nuril Maknun recorded her boss' lewd comments and unwanted advances — now she's going to prison. Read more