Entries by Laras Susanti, https://indonesiaatmelbourne.unimelb.edu.au/author/laras/

Child marriage surges amid Covid-19 and growing conservatism

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Economic downturn due to the pandemic is exacerbating drivers of child marriage, risking gender equality and children’s rights, writes Laras Susanti.

Taking Jokowi to court over Covid-19: is the government liable?

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Dissatisfied with the official response to Covid-19, a group of business workers are pursuing a class action lawsuit against the government. The case shows the public are willing to hold those in power accountable, writes Laras Susanti.

Testing the water: flood victims take Anies to court

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A group of residents have filed a class action against Governor Anies Baswedan over widespread flooding in early January. Will they have any luck? Laras Susanti examines the case.

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