#Indonesia

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

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

    Aug. 20, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

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

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

    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
    Girls & Women

    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

  • Article: Dozens of People Are Suing the Indonesian Government Over Severe Air Pollution
    Health

    Dozens of People Are Suing the Indonesian Government Over Severe Air Pollution

    By Sushmita Roy|July 2, 2019

    Jakarta residents are using the hashtag #SetorFotoPolusi to share photos of the polluted city. Read more

  • Article: Judi Dench Adopts 3 Orangutans in Campaign to Save Rainforest From Palm Oil Destruction
    Environment

    Judi Dench Adopts 3 Orangutans in Campaign to Save Rainforest From Palm Oil Destruction

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 25, 2019

    Dame Judi’s starring in a new documentary that’s about to air in the UK. Read more

  • Article: Indonesian Seaweed Farmers Seek $200 Million Over Oil Spill
    Environment

    Indonesian Seaweed Farmers Seek $200 Million Over Oil Spill

    By Madeleine Keck|June 24, 2019

    The spill occurred almost 700 kilometers west of Darwin and 250 kilometers south of Indonesia. Read more

  • Article: After Getting Fired for Being Gay, Indonesian Ex-Policeman Launches Lawsuit
    Citizenship

    After Getting Fired for Being Gay, Indonesian Ex-Policeman Launches Lawsuit

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 20, 2019

    The police force says the officer tarnished their reputation and acted against their ethics code. Read more

  • Article: 18 Photos of Protest and Pollution from Around the World This Week
    Citizenship

    18 Photos of Protest and Pollution from Around the World This Week

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Sushmita Roy|May 17, 2019

    These photos show the commitment of activists all around the world. Read more