#Indonesia

  • 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

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

    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

    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